West African Tax Officials Work to Meet Basic Needs, Improve Equity

Many countries in West Africa struggle to collect the revenue needed to provide basic services to their citizens: clean water, education, electricity. And citizens are watching – many pay taxes and want to see those services improve. In May, tax officials from Francophone countries came together for a conference in Lome, Togo, to discuss some of the challenges they face in collecting tax revenue. They raised many issues, including property tax collection, setting appropriate tax policies for extractive industries, and bringing informal businesses into the tax system. The conference was sponsored by the World Bank, the Research Centre for Leaders of Tax Administrations (CREDAF), the Togolese revenue authority (OTR) and the French government.

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- Sep 25, 2021

jose luis

- Aug 24, 2021
muy bueno


- Jan 24, 2021
Great !


- Nov 22, 2020


- Mar 25, 2020

Joy Mildred Adhiambo

- Dec 13, 2019
West African Tax Officials Work to Meet Basic Needs, Improve Equity

Andradiet I.J

- Nov 17, 2019
one of indicator of quality life is the society awareness on paying tax, because they understand that without paying tax they will not get adequate public services, public infrastructure, health care, etc. However, the society must be convinced how effective and efficient tax collected money is used.


- Apr 9, 2019
Without robust Tax system, collection is just a other face of fraud


- Apr 6, 2019
Décentralisation Fiscale et Gouvernance Locale au Burundi


- Apr 2, 2019
Luar biasa
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