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- DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2018Property taxation (PT) is high on the political agenda in Tanzania and considered a cornerstone of the Government’s efforts to strengthen broad based direct taxation. Because it is visible to taxpayers, and in principle linked to improved local services, PT holds a unique potential to act as a foundation for bargaining between taxpayers and governments over revenue and public spending.Document
The role of information communication technology to enhance property tax revenue in Africa: a tale of four cities in three countriesInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2018Information communication technology (ICT) is an important tool to support local governments in their efforts to more efficiently administer property taxes and other own-source revenues. Increasingly, developing countries, including those in Africa, are managing large volumes of data on taxable properties and taxpayers within the ICT environment.DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2018Like governments in many other African countries, the Government of Tanzania has been striving to improve the effectiveness of its value added tax (VAT) regime by reducing tax evasion through a combination of measures, including improved tax legislation and more effecDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2018This Operational Practice Paper explores how better understandings of the ways in which the functioning of cities as systems interacts with the vulnerabilities, exposure to risks and ultimately, wellbeing of vulnerable communities can inform more effective humanitarian and development practice.Document
Policy implementation under stress: central-local government relations in property tax collection in TanzaniaChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2018Inter-organisational cooperation in revenue collection has received limited attention in the tax administration literature. Recent experiences from Tanzania offer a unique opportunity to examine opportunities and challenges facing such cooperation between central and local government agencies in a developing country context.DocumentLincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2010The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and the African Tax Institute (ATI), located at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, are awarding Research Fellowships to African Scholars through a joint partnership to undertake research on property related taxation in all 54 African countries.News29 May 2018: While the African continent continues to face significant challenges in its fight against hunger and undernutrition, several African governments have increased their commitments in the fight against hunger and undernutrition.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017Significant petroleum discoveries in Tanzania have shaped the country’s political discourse in recent years, with politicians promising to turn this newfound resource wealth into rapid economic growth and poverty reduction.DocumentChr. Michelsen Institute, Norway, 2017High-value natural resources can be a political “curse” when political elites use resource revenues to maintain power, subvert democratic rule, and distribute public goods to their supporters.DocumentImpact Initiative, 2018This collection of ESRC-DFID-funded research identifies critical elements that are important to address if women’s and girls’ lives are to change for the better. The research looks at the mobility constraints experienced by girls and how a lack of access to means of transport hampers their access to paid work, health services, and schooling.