The German Development Institute (DIE), the Council on Economic Policies (CEP) and the Addis Tax Initiative (ATI) will co-organise a workshop on tax expenditures and domestic revenue mobilisation as part of DIE’s series of “International Workshops on DRM”. The workshop will be held online on 9-11 November 2021.

They are particularly interested in the following topics:

  • The state of tax expenditure reporting
  • Experiences with setting up/improving tax expenditure reporting in individual countries
  • Main barriers for the estimation and reporting of tax expenditures
  • Tax expenditures in a context of informality
  • Tax expenditures as an instrument of (harmful) tax competition between countries
  • Bringing tax expenditures into the current debate on international tax reform
  • Role of regional tax organisations & the Network of Tax Organisations (NTO)
  • Tax expenditure reform in a post-COVID-19 world
  • Decision-making processes to promote reforms & political economy challenges in the context of rationalising tax expenditures

They welcome contributions from academic researchers as well as development practitioners. The deadline is 20 September 2021.

Further information available here.


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