Maria Jouste at the Taxation for Inclusive Development workshop

Do tax administrative interventions targeted to small businesses improve tax compliance and revenue collection? Evidence from Ugandan tax administrative data

Workshop on 'Taxation for Inclusive Development' was organized in the Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala on 7-8 November 2019.

The workshop provided field-based research and discussion on how taxation can contribute to inclusive development. The 25 participants of the workshop included policy-makers, development practitioners and academia.

The workshop was organized around the following themes:

  • Conceptual and theoretical issues: tax designs and inclusive development
  • Comparative policies and practices on why people pay taxes
  • Historical and social perspectives on taxation in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Taxation and greening the economy
  • Demographics and inter-generational dimensions of taxation/gender issues
  • Taxation and wealth redistribution
  • Country case studies

On 7 November Maria Jouste, UNU-WIDER Research assistant, gave a presentation on 'Do tax administrative interventions targeted to small businesses improve tax compliance and revenue collection? Evidence from Ugandan tax administrative data'.

The presentation was part of the collaborative research project between Uganda Revenue Authority and UNU-WIDER.