Tag: Tax Expenditures

COVID-19 and Seizing the Opportunity for Reforming Tax Expenditures in Africa

and | 27 July 2020
Blog, Fiscal | Tags: Covid-19, Domestic Revenue Mobilization, Tax Expenditures
The  resources needed for financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are estimated at USD 2.5 – 3 trillion per year. According to the IMF, low-income countries (LIC) will need, on average, additional resources amounting to 15.4% of GDP to finance the SDGs in education, health, ... continue reading

Supporting Households with Tax Expenditures in Times of COVID-19

| 3 July 2020
Blog, Publications | Tags: Covid-19, Informality, Sustainable Development, Tax Expenditures
The economic shock triggered by the current pandemic is unprecedented. The number of victims of COVID-19 has already hit half a million and continues to rise. At the same time, the impact on economic output is massive. According to recent OECD estimates, global economic activity ... continue reading

Tax Expenditures and Inequality

| 16 June 2020
Discussion Notes, Fiscal | Tags: Inequality, Sustainable Development, Tax Expenditures
Tax expenditures are used widely by governments across the world to pursue different public policy goals including boosting innovation and R&D, job creation, greening the economy as well as mitigating inequality and tackling poverty. Yet, besides their stated goals (which are often aligned with a ... continue reading

Tax Incentives in Ibero-America in Times of COVID-19

1 July 2020
Fiscal, Workshops | Tags: Covid-19, Developing Countries, Tax Expenditures
In times of COVID-19, countries across the world are introducing a myriad of response and stimulus packages to mitigate the economic downturn triggered by the pandemic. The second in a series of two virtual seminars co-organized by CEP and the GLOBTAXGOV Project (Leiden University) explores ... continue reading

Tax Incentives in Developing Economies in Times of COVID-19

24 June 2020
Fiscal, Workshops | Tags: Covid-19, Developing Countries, Tax Expenditures
In times of COVID-19, countries across the world are introducing a myriad of response and stimulus packages to mitigate the economic downturn triggered by the pandemic. The first in a series of two virtual seminars co-organized by CEP and the GLOBTAXGOV Project (Leiden University) explores the ... continue reading