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- DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2019Why turnover-based presumptive taxation? The Ethiopian economy is cash-based and dominated by a large number of micro and small businesses. Hence, taxing this sector assists in raising government revenue and increasing the number of taxpaying firms.Document
Perceptions of Value Added Tax filing and invoicing compliance in Ethiopia: The case of three federal branch offices in Addis AbabaInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2019African governments are increasingly seeking to improve tax compliance in the pursuit of domestic revenue sources. Despite this trend, there is limited understanding of value added tax (VAT) compliance in Africa. In Ethiopia, increased VAT compliance is essential for the government to meet its ambitious domestic revenue goals.DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2019The tax compliance behaviour of the public sector has been largely neglected in the tax literature. Other than appearing in tax laws as taxpayers, in practice the compliance strategies employed by revenue authorities do not sufficiently cater to government agencies.DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2019This paper focuses on the perceptions of a turnover-based presumptive tax system in Ethiopia. It mainly focuses on taxpayers’ perceptions of fairness, simplicity and administrative capacity.DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2019At their most general, presumptive taxes seek to use indirect means to assess the liability of a specific taxpayer, which differ from the usual rules based on taxpayer accounts. Many countries use some form of presumptive taxation to simplify the rules for businesses and individuals that frequently escape taxation.Document
Where the gap lay: Presumptive income tax assessment for small and micro enterprises in Addis Ababa city administrationInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2019This study is focused on the presumptive tax reassessment of small and micro enterprises (SMEs) in Addis Ababa City Administration that took place in 2017. The reassessment process was based on average daily revenue estimates calculated by teams of assessors and validated by a series of committees.DocumentInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2018This ICTD Research in Brief is a two-page summary of ICTD Working Paper 82 by Giulia Mascagni, Andualem Mengistu, and Firew Woldeyes.Document
Are there any reliable data on wages in low-income countries? Observations and lessons from EthiopiaInternational Centre for Tax and Development, 2018Administrative data from tax returns have recently become available in many African countries thanks to the modernisation of revenue authorities and the digitisation of tax records. The availability of these data has opened new opportunities for policy-relevant analysis of real-life taxpaying behaviour.Document
To tax or not to tax: is that really the question? VAT, bank foreclosure sales, and the scope of exemptions for financial services in EthiopiaAfrican Journals Online - AJOL, 2011The Ethiopian Value Added Tax of 2002 follows the standard approach of exempting financial services from VAT. Not all ‘financial services’ are, however, exempted from VAT. A number of services provided by the financial institutions are made taxable by the VAT laws of Ethiopia.Document
Tax reform discourse and its implication on development: evidence from the VAT introduction in EthiopiaMekelle University, 2015The contemporary tax reform projects in the world, especially in developing and transition countries, are under the sway of international institutions, theories and experts influenced by developed countries. The repercussion of such tax reforms on development endeavours of a nation can be quizzed from different angles.