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September 2018
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Call for papers: Nigerian Tax Research Network Conference

The Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN) is pleased to invite submissions for research-based presentations at its 2018 meeting scheduled for October 24th and 25th in Abuja, hosted in partnership with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The conference seeks to bring together stakeholders and showcase the best current research on the pressing challenges of taxation…

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12 September 2018
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Taxing Africa Book Launch at ASAUK 2018 Conference

The International African Institute and Zed Books are hosting a launch for Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development at this year’s African Studies Association Conference at the University of Birmingham. The launch will be held on Wednesday September 12th from 3:30 to 5:00pm in the Aston Webb Theatre. Speakers will include book author and ICTD…

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25 September 2018
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Taxing Africa book launch at the University of Toronto

The Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy is hosting a launch of our book Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development. The event will be held on Tuesday September 25th from 6:00 – 8:00pm in the Round Room on the first floor of the Munk School Observatory Building (315 Bloor Street West), and will…

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19 September 2018
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Book Launch – Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development

The Royal African Society is hosting a launch of our newly published book Taxing Africa: Coercion, Reform and Development, the latest in the African Arguments Series. The event will be held at SOAS in London. Speakers: Mick Moore, Professorial Fellow, Institute of Development Studies and CEO of the International Centre for Tax and Development Henry…

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24 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
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Research Methods Workshop held in Addis Ababa

In partnership with the Ethiopian Revenue and Customs Authority (ERCA), the ICTD hosted its third annual workshop on research methods and dissemination. The 19 participants were selected based on their submission of either a draft research paper or a detailed proposal for research on a tax and development issue. The participants represented several African countries:…

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18 July 2018
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Second ETRN seminar on tax compliance in Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Tax Research Network invites all to attend its second seminar, hosted at the Ethiopian Civil Service University (ECSU). The first speaker will be Dr Lemessa Bayissa, who will present “Towards Integrating Antecedents of Voluntary Tax Compliance.” The second speaker, Dr Azime Adem, will present on “Tax Compliance Attitudes of Rural Farmers in Ethiopia“….

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June 2018
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TJN invites feedback on chapters about illicit financial flows

The Tax Justice Network has launched a project to create a collaborative, online book that seeks to provide a comprehensive picture of illicit financial flows (IFFs). Three draft chapters have been published for review (find them in the menu on the left side of the page). They deal respectively, with IFF estimates based on trade…

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June 2018
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FIRS assisting researchers with access to tax data through NTRN

We are happy to announce that following the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the ICTD and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) last September, FIRS have kindly offered their good offices in assisting academic researchers with data availability and research access permissions through the Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN).  We also welcome Mr Pirfa J….

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11 June 2018 - 13 June 2018
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African Property Tax Initiative Conference

Africa is the fastest urbanising continent on the planet. In order to provide citizens with adequate public goods and services and invest in the required infrastructure, African cities need sufficient and sustainable revenues. Property taxation is equitable, and provides stable funding for local governments. In developed countries, property taxes are the mainstay of local funding….

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May 2018
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Job Posting: IBP Head of Tax Work

The International Budget Partnership (IBP) is currently accepting applications for the position of Head of Tax Work, based in Washington, D.C.. This newly-created position will have responsibility for developing and managing a new high priority and cross organizational initiative at the International Budget Partnership (IBP). Based on an in-depth scoping of the field, IBP is…

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24 May 2018
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The reality of sub-national taxation in conflict-affected states: the incidence and implications of informal taxation

Taxation is at the centre of the relationship between state and society. In conflict-affected countries, it can be especially critical to rebuilding infrastructure and ensuring sustainable peace and development. When policymakers and international donors approach the task of rebuilding fiscal systems, they often do so with a narrow conception of tax reform in mind –…

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May 2018
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Submit your comments on two draft toolkits to help address profit shifting in the mining sector

The IGF together with the OECD invite comments on two draft toolkits that will help developing countries address profit shifting from their mining sectors via the undervaluation of mineral exports and excessive interest deductions. For many resource-rich countries, including IGF members, mineral resources present an unparalleled economic opportunity to increase government revenue. Tax base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS),…

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