Replay the launch of the new book “Innovations in Tax Compliance: Building Trust, Navigating Politics, and Tailoring Reform”. The event delved into the integrated reform framework developed in the book, which highlights the centrality of expanding reform strategies to place greater emphasis on the construction of trust, navigate political resistance to reform and tailor reform to unique national circumstances. This was followed by discussion of lessons learned from pilot programs that have applied the framework to guide ongoing reform programs.
International Center for Tax and Development (ICTD)
Founded in 2010, the International Center for Tax and Development is a research center with a mission to generate knowledge that will help developing countries mobilize domestic resources efficiently, effectively, and equitably, and develop tax systems that promote good governance and pro-poor economic growth.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Based in Seattle, Washington, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation was launched in 2000 and is the largest private foundation in the world, holding $50.1 billion in assets. The primary goals of the foundation are, globally, to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and, in the US, to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology.
Global Tax Program
Global Tax Program (GTP), housed at the Fiscal Policy and Sustainable Growth Unit (EMFTX) of Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment Global Practice at the World Bank, seeks to strengthen the tax systems of developing countries by facilitating the design and implementation of evidence-based tax reforms. The GTP provides an umbrella framework for tax support and leads an ongoing program of activities at both global and country levels, focused on strengthening tax institutions and mobilizing revenues at the international and domestic levels.
|8:00 am – 8:05 am||Welcome and Opening Remarks|
|8:05 am – 8:15 am||Innovations in Tax Compliance Introduction|
|8:15 am – 8:35 am||Report presentation: ITC Building Trust, Navigating Politics, and Tailoring Reform Publication|
|8:35 am – 8:55 am||Country Pilots|
|8:55 am – 9:25 am||Discussion/Q&A with authors|
|9:25 am – 9:30 am||Closing Remarks|