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Global Tax Program

Policy Research Working Paper May 31, 2023

Measuring Tax Progressivity in Low-Income Countries

This paper examines and assesses the potential approaches that may be adopted to measure the progressivity of tax systems, and proposes a set of metrics to assess tax progressivity in low-income International Development Association (IDA) countries

Report June 2, 2023

Strengthening Personal Income Taxation in Senegal - Case Study (English)

This project uses new administrative tax data to describe the current state of the personal income tax (PIT) in Senegal discusses ways in which it can be improved.

Policy Research Working Paper June 15, 2023

How Do Agricultural Import Tariffs Affect Men and Women Smallholders? Evidence from Bangladesh

Using newly available customs data from Bangladesh, along with additional administrative and survey data, this study examines how variation in import tariffs on key agricultural inputs affects men’s and women’s agricultural employment and production—given a high degree of segmentation among men and women in different agricultural activities.

Report June 22, 2023

Gender and Taxpayer Study in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan in Preparation for the One Stop Taxpayer Facilitation Centers (English)

This study supports the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provincial government’s efforts to facilitate women’s voluntary tax compliance by understanding women’s constraints and experiences in tax payment and property registration and the gender gaps in access to and use of digital technologies.

Knowledge Note May 31, 2023

Gender and Property Taxes in São Paulo

This knowledge note provides new evidence on property ownership and taxation patterns across genders in São Paulo (Brazil), the largest city in the Americas, with 12 million inhabitants.

Report December 13, 2022

GTP Annual Progress Report 2022

The GTP FY22 Annual Report provides an update on the progress of the activities undertaken by the Global Tax Umbrella Program (GTP Umbrella) during the period of July 2021 – June 2022. By June 30, 2022, the GTP DRM Pillar portfolio included 51 operational grants (including closed activities) in 88 countries, of which 57 percent were directed to countries that are International Development Association (IDA)-eligible and 17 percent to Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations (FCS). In FY22, project teams provided technical assistance to 65 countries.



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