Tax Expenditures in West Africa: Key Learnings from the First Regional Workshop

Fiscal, Takeaways, Workshops | Tags: Tax Expenditures
First in the series focused on West Africa, with around 70 participants from 18 countries attending, the First ATI Regional Workshop on Tax Expenditures held in Nigeria (Lagos, 27-28 July, 2022) provided insightful discussions and takeaways ... continue reading

ATI Regional Workshop on Tax Expenditures (East Africa) – Estimation, Reporting and Evaluation

18-19 October 2022 | Nairobi, Kenya
Fiscal, Workshops | Tags: Tax Expenditures
By invitation Following the first ATI Regional Workshop on Tax Expenditures in West Africa held in Nigeria (Lagos, 27-28 July, 2022), the upcoming Workshop will take place in Kenya (Nairobi, 18-19 October 2022). This is the second event of a series, this time with a ... continue reading

Denmark’s Green Tax Reform: G20 Countries Should Take Notice

| 26 August 2022
Blog, Fiscal | Tags: Carbon Taxes, Climate Change, Denmark, G20
Despite mounting evidence of climate change, fossil fuels remain the major source of energy around the world. The quantity of fossil fuel consumed globally has tripled since the mid-1960s, with a corresponding rise in carbon emissions. This increase is projected to continue in 2022, reflecting ... continue reading

Trade and the Environment: Focus on the Goals!

| 12 August 2022
Blog, Trade | Tags: Environment, WTO
Environmental concerns are moving up the trade policy agenda both in the WTO and regional trade agreements where countries discuss liberalizing trade in environmental goods and services. A first step is to agree on a definition of environmental goods and services. However, discussions have been ... continue reading

Tax Incentives and Corporate Taxation

| 19 July 2022
Fiscal, Testimonies | Tags: Corporate Taxes, Tax Expenditures
Tax expenditures are benefits granted to specific sectors, activities or groups of taxpayers through preferential tax treatment; including exemptions, deductions, and lower tax rates. ... continue reading