Risk & tax reform
Burundi is a small open economy on the western reaches of the East African Community bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Rwanda. How does such an economy, with a history of instability and conflict, deal with modernising its tax base whilst striving for economic independence?
Domestic Revenue Mobilization in Countries Emerging from Conflict
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Expert explains how effective taxation can promote peacebuilding in post-conflict countries
When a nation has had its administrative and governance systems shattered during war and conflict, how feasible is it to try to start generating revenue locally? Is it right to ask people who are just recovering from war to start paying taxes?
Tax reform as a prerequisite for development assistance
Kieran Holmes applauds the UK government's decision to make further aid flows to Pakistan conditional on the basis tax reform, but says more needs to be done.