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Fresh Ideas for Development: Skill-sharing to Stop Tax Avoidance

Budget resources are the lifeblood for any government to be able to deliver to its citizens. In development work, domestic resource mobilization capacity is also the bedrock for a sustainable change. But every year, developing countries lose tremendous amounts of their potential revenue to tax evasion and illicit financial flows. It is not a stretch to say that helping local governments to combat these leaks and enhance their fiscal governance can not only deliver economic gain, but also create opportunity to advance on the costly UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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May 29 · 8 min read

What’s the Problem?

Be Smart

If you want to audit a multinational company and you have limited capacities, and sitting in front of you are ten very skilled tax lawyers from the “Big Four”, you need some backup…This is when developing countries need the on-site assistance.”

Pascal Saint-Amans, OECD and TIWB Project Leader

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End of the Road

Hopefully we are moving towards a time when we talk positively in terms of “tax compliance” instead of negatively in terms of “tax avoidance”.

Abdoulaye Mar Dieye, UN Development Program

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