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Taxation and economic development in tropical Africa

John F. Due

Taxation and economic development in tropical Africa

by John F. Due

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press in Cambridge, (Mass.) .
Written in English


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StatementJohn F. Due.
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Taxation, imposition of compulsory levies on individuals or entities by governments. Taxes are levied in almost every country of the world, primarily to raise revenue for government expenditures, although they serve other purposes as well. Learn more about taxation in this article. Owens, Jeffrey, and Richard Carey (), “Tax for development”, in OECD Observer No December January OECD (), Revenue Administration in Sub-Saharan Africa, International Tax Dialogue (ITD), Comparative Study Series. See the International Tax Dialogue’s website at ©OECD Observer No , Q1

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Taxation and tax reforms in developing countries: Illustrations from sub-Saharan Africa. Odd-Helge Fjeldstad Lise Rakner. R 6. Chr. Michelsen Institute Development Studies and Human Rights. The Paradox of Traditional Chiefs in Democratic Africa shows that unelected traditional leaders can facilitate democratic responsiveness. Ironically, chiefs' undemocratic character gives them a capacity to organize responses to rural problems that elected politicians and state institutions lack.


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Read this book on Questia. Taxation and Economic Development in Tropical Africa by John F. Due, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Taxation and Economic Development in Tropical Africa (). THE IMPACT OF TAXATION AS AN AID TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN EDO STATE (A CASE STUDY OF OREDO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, EDO STATE, NIGERIA) PROPOSAL The research work will discuss in detail the impact of taxation as an aid to Economic Development in Edo State.

in taxation and development is: “how does a government go from raising around 10% of GDP in taxes to raising around 40%”. In the process of development, states not only increase the levels of tax-ation, but also undergo pronounced changes in patterns of taxation, with increasing emphasis on broader tax bases, i.e., with fewer exemptions.

Some. taxation and resource mobilization. It contains a selection of country specific case studies from a range of international contributors, many of whom have lived and worked in Africa. The book will be of particular interest to higher level students in political economy, development studies, area studies (Africa) and economics in general.

taxation is applied to increase the value of effective demand, stimulate investment and engender economic development.

There are quite a number of theories. But the role of taxation goes further than promoting economic growth. Tax evasion and the siphoning of funds to tax havens deprive African countries of the fiscal benefits of growth.

The development of effective tax responses to counter these challenges is also central to Africa‘s development agenda. Size: KB. Taxation and Economic Development: The State of the Economic Literature.

hose who shape state and local fiscal policy have had a sustained interest in the role that taxation plays in the economic develop-ment of states, regions, cities, and special districts or zones.

At least 75 studies of employment growth, investment growth, or firmCited by: relationship existed between taxation and economic growth in Nigeria. The result also, revealed a significant positive relationship at 5% level of significance between Petroleum profit tax, Company Income tax and economic growth, but a negative relationship between economic growth and customs and Excise Duties.

However, the tax components areFile Size: KB. This study contributes in the existing literature on how tax revenue can be an instrument of economic development.

The study is one of the very few studies which have investigated the need to development tax policy on tax revenue for economic development based on human development index rather economic growth.

INTRODUCTION The primary responsibility of every government Cited by: 2. Levies on land and buildings are estimated to account for % of GDP in sub-Saharan Africa. 1 The unwillingness to tax property has deprived municipal governments of the capital required to improve local services and infrastructure, undermining social and economic development.

In Africa, as elsewhere in the world, technical and staffing. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

that will make taxation the pivot for national development, appropriate tax policies and legislations should be put in place and adequately implemented.

Objectives of a Tax System To promote fiscal responsibility and accountability To facilitate economic growth and development. Abstract. P roblems of taxation, in connection with economic development, are generally discussed from two different points of view, which involve very different, and often conflicting, considerations: the point of view of incentives and the point of view of who believe that it is the lack of adequate incentives which is mainly responsible for insufficient growth and Cited by: Tax incidence The analysis of the effect of a particular tax on the distribution of economic welfare.

Tax incidence is said to ‘fall’ on the group that ultimately bears the burden of the tax. Tax refund A tax refund or tax rebate is a refund on taxes when the tax liability is less than the taxes paid.

The analysis suggests a tax and economic growth ranking order according to which corporate taxes are the most harmful type of tax for economic growth, followed by personal income taxes and then consumption taxes, with recurrent taxes on immovable property being the least harmful tax.

OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data. This paper investigates the design of tax structures to promote economic growth.

It suggests a “tax and growth” ranking of taxes, confirming results from earlier literature but providing a. Taxation, Governance and Resource Mobilisation in Sub‐ Saharan Africa: A Survey of Key Issues (WP) Jonathan Di John * Working Paper for the series ‘Governance, State and Development in Sub‐Saharan Africa’, Elcano Royal Institute, Madrid.

This paper investigates the impact of taxation on economic growth in South Africa. Yearly data for South Africa for the period – was used to develop the Auto-Regressive Distribution Lag (ARDL) approach. The empirical results confirm that there is a negative relationship between taxes and economic growth in South Africa.

economic growth and tax receipts in the long term. Lowering the excise duty or total waiver will help close the information gap between urban and rural areas, and will add value to the specific strategic plans for each nation in meeting the millennium development goals, as mobile services become available for use by a wider cross-section of the.

THE IMPACT OF TAXATION ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study The political, economic and social development of any country depends on the amount of revenue generated for the provision of infrastructure in that given country.

However, one means of generating the amount of revenue for providing the needed infrastructure is through a well .Data and research on tax including income tax, consumption tax, dispute resolution, tax avoidance, BEPS, tax havens, fiscal federalism, tax administration, tax treaties and transfer pricing., Tax revenues in African countries are rising as a proportion of national incomes, according to the inaugural edition of Revenue Statistics in Africa.

Inthe eight countries covered by the report."African Economic Development would be a valuable addition to the library of economics faculty, economists and graduate students in economics andinternational development, politicians, political economists, and policy makers in Africa, and in other developing countries as well as in private and public international organizations.4/4(1).