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How Can Governments of Low-Income Countries Collect More Tax Revenue?
  • Monday, 20 November 2017
  • Mick Moore and Wilson Prichard

How Can Governments of Low-Income Countries Collect More Tax Revenue? New

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…
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CMI Brief | Mar 2017   Property Taxation in Developing Countries

CMI Brief | Mar 2017 Property Taxation in Developing Countries

Merima Ali, Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Lucas Katera (2017) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 1) 4 p. Property tax (PT) raises on average revenues of less than 1% of GDP in…
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CMI Insight | Mar 2017: Taxing the urban boom: property taxation in Africa

CMI Insight | Mar 2017: Taxing the urban boom: property taxation in Africa

Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Merima Ali, Tom Goodfellow (2017) Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 1) 8 p.   Summary: The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local governments’…
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Les avantages de l’impot foncier pour l'Afrique

Les avantages de l’impot foncier pour l'Afrique

Sur le plan du développement, on néglige souvent les effets bénéfiques de l’imposition même pour des sommes modiques. Pour financer leurs budgets, les gouvernements en Afrique s’appuient depuis…
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The political economy of property tax in Africa: Explaining reform outcomes in Sierra Leone

The political economy of property tax in Africa: Explaining reform outcomes in Sierra Leone

    Abstract Effective local government taxation is critical to achieving the governance benefits widely attributed to decentralization, but in practice successful tax reform has been rare because…
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How Property Tax Would Benefit Africa

How Property Tax Would Benefit Africa

  Summary  The developmental benefits of governments taxing citizens, even for modest sums, are often disregarded. African governments have long depended on revenue from natural resources or…
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Taxing the Urban Boom: Property Taxation and Land Leasing in Kigali and Addis Ababa

Taxing the Urban Boom: Property Taxation and Land Leasing in Kigali and Addis Ababa

  ICTD Working Paper 38: Summary Much contemporary economic growth in Africa is driven by urban service sectors including construction and real estate. This manifests in rapidly transforming…
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Understanding Low-Level State Capacity: Property Tax Collection in Pakistan
  • Saturday, 12 September 2015
  • Mujtaba Piracha and Mick Moore

Understanding Low-Level State Capacity: Property Tax Collection in Pakistan

  ICTD Working Paper 33: Summary This paper is based on a detailed analysis of how field staff in the Excise and Taxation Department of the Punjab Provincial Government collect the (very…
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Revenue Pressure on Mexican Municipalities: Does it Lead to Greater Accountability?

Revenue Pressure on Mexican Municipalities: Does it Lead to Greater Accountability?

  ICTD Working Paper 29: Summary Development scholars are taking renewed interest in the taxation-accountability theory, which broadly claims that if governments are dependent on taxation they will…
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Rebuilding Local Government Finance After Conflict: The Political Economy of Property Tax Reform in Sierra Leone
  • Tuesday, 15 September 2015
  • Samuel Jibao and Wilson Prichard

Rebuilding Local Government Finance After Conflict: The Political Economy of Property Tax Reform in Sierra Leone

  ICTD Working Paper 12: Summary This research explores relatively successful reforms of the local property tax system in the four largest city councils in Sierra Leone. Deriving lessons from…
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