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Tax Effort in Sub-Saharan Africa

Tax Effort in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Tax Effort in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 1997/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , and Asegedech WoldeMariam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

ISBN: 9781451852943

Keywords: tax effort, tax share, tax revenue, taxable capacity, tax revenues

Many sub-Saharan African countries face difficulty in raising tax revenue for public purposes. This study uses panel data on 43 sub-Saharan African countries during 1990-95 to measure the determinants of the tax sh...

Tax Revenue and (or?) Trade Liberalization

Tax Revenue and (or?) Trade Liberalization »

Source: Tax Revenue and (or?) Trade Liberalization

Volume/Issue: 2005/112

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Keen , and Thomas Baunsgaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9781451861310

Keywords: Tax reform, tax revenues, tax revenue, trade taxes, domestic tax, trade reform,

With the public finances of many developing and emerging market countries still heavily dependent on trade tax revenues, further trade liberalization may be hindered unless they are able to develop alternative sour...

Tax Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa

Tax Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Tax Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa : Effects of Economic Policies and Corruption

Volume/Issue: 1998/135

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dhaneshwar Ghura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

ISBN: 9781451855685

Keywords: tax revenue, tax base, taxation, tax ratio, government expenditure

An analysis of data for 39 sub-Saharan African countries during 1985–96 indicates that the variations in tax revenue-GDP ratios within this group are influenced by economic policies and the level of corrupti...

ISORA 2016

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Source: ISORA 2016 : Understanding Revenue Administration

Volume/Issue: 2019/5

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): William Joseph Crandall , Elizabeth Gavin , and Andrew Masters

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2019

ISBN: 9781484383216

Keywords: Revenue administration, Tax administration code and regulations, Tax revenue, Tax administration, Consumption taxes, Tax evasion, Tax legislation, higher-income;lower-income;lower-income group;on-time;fragile state

This paper presents the results of the International Survey on Revenue Administration (ISORA) deployed during 2016 and covering fiscal years 2014 and 2015. It is made possible by the participation of 135 tax admini...

Trade Liberalization, Exchange Rate Changes, and Tax Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa

Trade Liberalization, Exchange Rate Changes, and Tax Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Trade Liberalization, Exchange Rate Changes, and Tax Revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2004/178

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Terence Agbeyegbe , Janet Stotsky , and Asegedech WoldeMariam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

ISBN: 9781451858983

Keywords: international trade, trade taxes, tax revenues, personal income tax, Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance,

Empirical evidence on the relationship between trade liberalization, exchange rates, and tax revenue is mixed. This paper examines these linkages anew. Using a panel of 22 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, over 1980...

Diamond Smuggling and Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Diamond Smuggling and Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Source: Diamond Smuggling and Taxation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2003/167

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Matthias Vocke , and Nienke Oomes

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2003

ISBN: 9781451858204

Keywords: diamond, mining, nonrenewable resource, optimal taxation, diamond mining, taxation, tax rates, fiscal revenue, Extraction, and Refining: Other Nonrenewable Resources

This paper provides an overview of diamond mining in sub-Saharan African countries, and explores the reasons for substantial differences in their tax rates and fiscal revenues from the sector, which mainly arise fr...

Tax Effort in Sub-Saharan Africa

Tax Effort in Sub-Saharan Africa »

Volume/Issue: 1997/107

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Janet Stotsky , and Asegedech WoldeMariam

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451852943.001

ISBN: 9781451852943

Keywords: tax effort, tax share, tax revenue, taxable capacity, tax revenues

Many sub-Saharan African countries face difficulty in raising tax revenue for public purposes. This study uses panel data on 43 sub-Saharan African countries during 1990-95 to measure the determinants of the tax sh...

Building Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa’s Fragile States

Building Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa’s Fragile States »

Source: Building Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa's Fragile States

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Enrique Gelbard , Corinne Deléchat , Ejona Fuli , Mumtaz Hussain , Ulrich Jacoby , Dafina Glaser , Marco Pani , Gustavo Ramirez , and Rui Xu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513550015

Keywords: Ethiopia, Economic growth, Cross country analysis, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Central African Republic, Mozambique, Mali, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Stabilization measures

This paper analyzes the persistence of fragility in some sub-Saharan African states and the multiple dimensions of state weakness that are simultaneously at play. This study also provides an overview of the analyti...

Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin: A Macro-Fiscal Analysis

Make Investment Scaling-Up Work in Benin: A Macro-Fiscal Analysis »

Source: Building Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa's Fragile States

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Enrique Gelbard , Corinne Deléchat , Ejona Fuli , Mumtaz Hussain , Ulrich Jacoby , Dafina Glaser , Marco Pani , Gustavo Ramirez , and Rui Xu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2015

Language: French

ISBN: 9781513579771

Keywords: Ethiopia, Economic growth, Cross country analysis, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Central African Republic, Mozambique, Mali, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Stabilization measures

This paper analyzes the persistence of fragility in some sub-Saharan African states and the multiple dimensions of state weakness that are simultaneously at play. This study also provides an overview of the analyti...

1. Introduction

1. Introduction »

Source: Building Resilience in Sub-Saharan Africa's Fragile States

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Enrique Gelbard , Corinne Deléchat , Ejona Fuli , Mumtaz Hussain , Ulrich Jacoby , Dafina Glaser , Marco Pani , Gustavo Ramirez , and Rui Xu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513550015

Keywords: Ethiopia, Economic growth, Cross country analysis, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Central African Republic, Mozambique, Mali, Fiscal reforms, Fiscal policy, Stabilization measures

Fragile states—states in which the government is unable to deliver basic services and security to the population—face severe and entrenched obstacles to economic and human development. While definitions of f...