In the context of ATAF’s expanding activities on the continent and following the founding of the first two technical committees on cross-border taxation and VAT respectively, a third technical committee on Exchange of Information was formed in October 2017. The heads of the designated offices of Exchange of Information from Cameroon, Ghana, Uganda, Senegal, Seychelles, and Togo, met in Pretoria, South Africa, on 18 and 19 October 2017, under the guidance of the ATAF Secretariat.


"We need a value chain of a system working together to ensure that African countries do not lose more taxes than they should." Logan Wort and minister of finance and URA leaders at tax dialogue press conference  explain to media the purpose of dialogue.

 

July 2017, by Friedmut Abel

Access to public services such as education, healthcare and sanitation are essential for the overall well being of people.  Public services provide the most common interface between people and the state, and their functioning shapes people’s sense of trust in and expectations of government. In order for governments to provide such services, public funds need to be managed well. Yet many African countries face great challenges when it comes to the good governance of public finances.

Theme “Building Strong Domestic Tax Regimes in Africa”
25 - 29 September 2017 (Abuja, Nigeria)

LOGISTICAL NOTE

  • 25th September: ATAF Council Meeting & Donors Consultative Meeting
  • 26th, 27th, & 28th September: The ICTA Conference
  • 29th September: Excursion in Abuja
The African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF), together with the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), and supported by the African Development Bank (AfDB) is organising a high-level dialogue on the nexus between tax policy and tax administration to improve effective revenue mobilisation on the continent.
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