While 2015 marked the deadline for the millennium development goals (MDGs), the UN had already started preparing a new development agenda. At the Rio+20, the UN conference on sustainable development held in 2012 in Brazil, the UN member states decide [ ... ]Continue reading
Rwanda has piloted a promising project that encourages more people to pay income tax. The venture boosted tax revenues by $9m, according to a report on the project that was published in December. Read the rest of the piece here. Read the repor [ ... ]Continue reading
On November 28th, the researchers from the ICTD, the African Tax Administration Forum, and the Rwanda Revenue Authority presented the results of their work to the Authority's management. The research examined the impact of different methods of commun [ ... ]Continue reading
The Ghanaian Times covered the ICTD's workshop on Gender and Tax in Africa, which was held in Accra in November.
Read the full piece: Develop Tax Policies to Benefit Women - African Governments Urged
The Ghana News Agency covered the ICTD's workshop on Gender and Tax in Africa, which was held in Accra in November. Read the piece: Tax Specialists Explore Ways to use Tax System to Benefit WomenContinue reading
The Business and Financial Times covered the ICTD's workshop on Gender and Tax in Africa, which was held in Accra in November. Read the full piece: Tax Practitioners Discuss Gender and Tax in AfricaContinue reading
The ICTD's CEO Mick Moore was interviwed on KTN's Business Today show. He discussed the inequity of tax systems in Africa, the scandal of tax exemptions given by governments to large companies, the need for more effective property taxation (especiall [ ... ]Continue reading
Roadside eatery in India. Garrett Ziegler/Flickr, CC BY-NC ICTD CEO Prof. Mick Moore was recently interviewed by BBC World Service, about india's plan to raise more revenues by going after the smallest businesses - especially samosa vendors. [ ... ]Continue reading
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