Latest Publications

Assisting Developing Countries in Taxation after the OECD’s BEPS Reports: A Suggested Approach for the Donor Community
byMichael C. Durst

ICTD Working Paper 71 Summary: This paper explores how the international donor community might most productively offer technical assistance to developing countries in the area of taxation, in light…

How Can Governments of Low-Income Countries Collect More Tax Revenue?
byMick Moore and Wilson Prichard

ICTD Working Paper 70 Summary: It is widely believed that the governments of many low-income countries, and especially the relatively poor performers, should be aiming to increase the proportion of…

How Kenya has Implemented and  Adjusted to the Changes in International  Transfer Pricing Regulations:  1920-2016
byAttiya Waris

ICTD Working Paper 69 Summary: A large proportion of international trade in goods and services is conducted between what are known technically as related parties. In practice, most of this trade is…

News & Events

ICTD and URA host African Tax Administrators’ Research Day

ICTD and URA host African Tax Administrators’ Research Day

20 November 2017

ICTD Capacity Building Manager Jalia Kangave with Denis Mukama of the Rwanda Revenue Authority and Milly Isingoma Nalukwago of the Uganda Revenue Authority.  On October 19th, the (ICTD) and the...

Call for Proposals: Nigerian Tax Research Network

Call for Proposals: Nigerian Tax Research Network

15 November 2017

The ICTD is calling for research proposals in relation to the Nigerian Tax Research Network.  Focus of research proposals: The ICTD will fund research projects that meet high academic standards...

ICTD signs MOU with FIRS for collaboration on tax research in Nigeria

ICTD signs MOU with FIRS for collaboration on tax research in Nigeria

10 November 2017

FIRS Executive Chairman Tunde Fowler and ICTD CEO Professor Mick Moore after signing the MOU.  On September 13th, the ICTD and Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) of Nigeria signed a...

Latest Blogs

Kyle McNabb
26 October 2017
Commentary and Debate
The increasing focus on domestic resource mobilization in developing countries means that, for researchers and policy makers, access to accurate and timely data is more important than ever. The Government Revenue Dataset (GRD) — developed by the Inte...
Maya Forstater
20 April 2017
Commentary and Debate
Nations vary in their approach to transparency about taxpayers. In Norway details of everyone’s income and taxes are published in annual ‘tax lists’. In most countries the information on your tax return is considered strictly confidential to the reve...
Sol Picciotto
10 April 2017
Commentary and Debate
Last week the UN Committee of Experts on International Tax (UNTC) met at the United Nations HQ in New York, a few metres from the Security Council meetings on Syria, followed by a special session on tax of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Mo...

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