Obstacles to increasing tax revenues in low income countries

Obstacles to increasing tax revenues in low income countries

This ICTD Research in Brief is a two-page summary of ICTD Working Paper 15. This series is aimed at policy makers, tax administrators, and fellow researchers.

This joint ICTD/UNRISD/SDC paper asks why governments of low-income countries do not raise more tax revenue, and explores options for increasing it.

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