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August 2022
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Call for abstracts: Research colloquium on global tax governance

The research colloquium on global tax governance co-organised by GLOBTAXGOV and the ICTD goes into its fourth season! We are inviting new submissions of abstracts to discuss early-stage original research on global tax governance from various perspectives. The topic Over the last decade, international and regional organisations, in addition to myriad non-state actors, have intensified…

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July 2022
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Recruiting Program Director for the Local Government Revenue Initiative

Closing date for applications 31/07/2022,11:59 pm EST Based at the Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, the Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI) was launched in September 2021 to develop policy-relevant research and tools to help local governments in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia collect more local revenue, more equitably and fairly, and in…

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July 2022
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New resources on gender and tax

The ICTD is pleased to share new learning products from the Tax and Gender Learning Journey, produced by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS). Curated by the Knowledge, Evidence and Learning for Development (K4D) team, a number of ICTD publications have been referenced or added as key resources. Resources Available: Download a new resource pack…

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July 2022
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Job Opportunity: Post-Doctoral Researcher (International Tax)

Closing date for applications: Sunday 21st August 2022 The International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) at IDS is seeking to appoint a Post-Doctoral Researcher in International Tax. ICTD’s International Tax programme focuses on three interrelated areas: applicability of international tax standards to lower-income country contexts and consideration of simplification measures; negotiation and evaluation of…

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24 June 2022
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Webinar “Ghana’s E-Levy: two months in, what do we know?”

DIGITAX is delighted to announce the webinar ‘Ghana’s E-Levy: two months in, what do we know?’. This upcoming webinar is the first in a series of webinars on Taxes and Digital Financial Services (DFS) organised by the International Centre for Tax and Development. The Ghana E-Levy, implemented on 1 May 2022, is a hot and…

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June 2022
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ICTD Research on Tax and Development Course 2022-2023 (Applications now open!)

As part of the ICTD’s commitment to build research and analysis capacity on tax and development, we are accepting applications for the 2022 ‘Research on Tax and Development’ course until midnight (BST) on 17th of July 2022. The new course includes diverse methodological training, new material on tax and development issues, and individual mentorship for all…

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20 June 2022
Past Event
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Seminar: Digitalisation of Tax Administration in Nigeria

In a bid to enhance operations and improve tax compliance, many tax administrations are investing in digital transformation. In the interest of supporting effective digitization reforms, the ICTD’s Nigerian Tax Research Network (NTRN), in partnership with the African Centre for Tax and Governance (ACTG), is holding a one-day seminar on the digitalisation of tax administration…

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May 2022
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New interactive site on taxing tobacco in West Africa

For more than 30 years, the World Health Organization (WHO) has designated May 31 as World No Tobacco Day, which aims to inform the public of the danger of using tobacco, the leading preventable cause of death in the world.On this day, we’re pleased to share with you our new website Taxing Tobacco in West…

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May 2022
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The tax story behind the Sri Lankan crisis

Last week it was reported by the world’s largest credit rating agencies that Sri Lanka had defaulted on its national debt. This follows weeks of mounting protests by citizens against the Government led by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa as the country and its population of almost 23 million people face severe shortages of food, fuel and…

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May 2022
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Opportunity: Research project on property tax in Senegal

The Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI) is planning to conduct policy-oriented research into the reform of property taxation in Senegal, and we are looking for a researcher to join the project alongside Dr. Colette Nyirakamana, Research Lead for LoGRI. The research will have two overlapping but distinct goals. Understanding the broad politics of an ongoing…

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April 2022
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Job Opportunity: Senior Communications Consultant, DIGITAX Programme

Closing date for applications: May 8th, 2022 The International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) is looking to hire a skilled and motivated Senior Communications Consultant to lead on the design and execution of the communications and engagement strategy for the DIGITAX research programme. DIGITAX is a three-year research programme funded by the Bill &…

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