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May 2017
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Call for Papers: 3rd African Tax Research Network Congress

Deadline for final submission of full research papers is June 9th. A Modern and Effective Taxation System to Advance Domestic Resource Mobilization in Africa: The Role of Information Technology and Tax Information Exchange 4 – 6 September 2017, Madagascar The African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) and the African Tax Research Network (ATRN) are pleased to invite…

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May 2017
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Appel à propositions de recherche sur la taxe foncière en Afrique

See the English Version Le Centre International pour la Fiscalité et le Développement (ICTD) a lancé récemment l’Initiative pour la taxe foncière en Afrique (APTI) avec le soutien financier de la Fondation Bill et Melinda Gates. L’Initiative est basée sur le fait que la taxe foncière qui se classe généralement parmi les meilleures sources de…

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May 2017
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Call for Research Proposals on Property Tax in Africa

Voir la Version Française  The ICTD recently launched the African Property Tax Initiative (APTI) with funding support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The Initiative is based on the understanding that property taxation, which is generally among the best revenue sources for sub-national governments, remains highly underused in many parts of the world, including…

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April 2017
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Seminar on Fiscal Regimes for Extractive Industries

On Wednesday April 5th, the ICTD hosted Philip Daniel at the Institute of Development Studies. The seminar explored design principles for taxing extractive industries and touch briefly on renewed challenges from the commodity price outlook, international tax problems and environmental imperatives. See the presentation slides and listen to the podcast of the seminar here!  Philip…

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8 August 2017 - 11 August 2017
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Taxation & Transparency Short Course

The ICTD is pleased to annouce a new four-day course on Taxation and Transparency to be held at the Institute of Development Studies from August 8-11th. The Topic: There is now very substantial and growing interest in tax transparency as an important element of policy-making in developing countries. Greater transparency is believed to be an important…

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March 2017
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Documentary Screening & Discussion: The Price We Pay with John Christensen

On Tuesday March 28th, the ICTD is hosting a documentary film screening with special guest John Christensen.  The film: The Price We Pay examines the timely issue of tax avoidance and exposes how tech giants like Google, Amazon and other multinationals are stashing trillions of dollars offshore and thus depriving governments of hundreds of billions in…

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10 May 2017 - 12 May 2017
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Research Methods and Dissemination Workshop

The African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) and the ICTD are pleased to announce the second edition of the Research Methods and Dissemination workshop, as a follow-up capacity building activity from the annual African Tax Research Network (ATRN) congress. This year two workshops will be offered, one in English and one in French, from the 10-12th…

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15 May 2017 - 18 May 2017
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Tax and Development Short Course 2017

The ICTD and ATAF are pleased to annouce that this year’s Tax and Development short course will be held on the 15-18th of May in Tanzania. Applications will be accepted until the 28th of February. This course offers an opportunity to gain an understanding of the main issues in taxation in developing countries and to…

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January 2017
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Call for Papers: UNU-WIDER Conference

United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) will organize a two-day conference on public economics for development, in Maputo, Mozambique on 5-6 July 2017. Despite successes in poverty reduction and improvements in health and educational outcomes in many low-income countries, development challenges remain extensive. They cannot be addressed effectively without a well-functioning…

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January 2017
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Video: Mick Moore on Taxing Africa Better, Not More

“If the only tool you have is a hammer, then every problem looks like a nail” says Professor Mick Moore, who presents his compelling critique of contemporary tax reform efforts in sub-Saharan Africa at an event organised by Adam Smith International in Kenya. If current tax efforts are not addressing core issues, what else can…

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December 2016
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Innovative Research Helps Rwanda Raise $9m in Tax Revenue

In North America and Europe, substantial research has been conducted to evaluate the effectiveness of various communication strategies for improving the compliance of taxpayers. For the first time, a similar study has been carried out in Africa, generating important research findings and helping to raise an additional $9 million USD in tax revenue for Rwanda….

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November 2016
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Job Posting: International Tax Researcher

The ICTD has since 2013 supported a number of research projects and programs on international tax issues relevant to developing countries. The ICTD is now beginning a new phase of this work, with initial funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which it is hoped will be supplemented from other sources, and may be…

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