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How responsive is tax revenue to growth in Uganda

Fred Kakongoro Muhumuza

How responsive is tax revenue to growth in Uganda

by Fred Kakongoro Muhumuza

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Published by Economic Policy Research Centre, Makerere University Campus in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda,
  • Uganda.
    • Subjects:
    • Revenue -- Uganda.,
    • Taxation -- Uganda.,
    • Uganda -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesWorking paper
      Statementby Fred Kakongoro Muhumuza.
      SeriesResearch series ;, no. 11, Research series (Makerere University. Economic Policy Research Centre) ;, no. 11.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHJ4789.6 .M84 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination21 leaves ;
      Number of Pages21
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL146367M
      LC Control Number99893308

      Presents revenue and tax system in Uganda, a country that has moved from analysis to action in gender responsive budgeting. This book shows policy-makers in ministries of finance worldwide how government revenue collection practices affect men and women differently, and how to build an awareness of gender into financial policy.   The book discusses operations of the Local Government system in Uganda in the context of social accountability as a tool for deepening democracy. Using ACODE’s social accountability strategies like local government council scorecards, civic engagement meetings and technology, the book examines roles that citizens and the civil society play in.

      The book focuses primarily on tax compliance in Tanzania, but it also examines relevant data from the neighbouring countries of Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Zambia, which have undergone tax administration reforms similar to Tanzania and are equally concerned with tax compliance. Tax revenues have been steadily increasing at an annual average of % from (, ) and growth is one of the strongest predictors of increased revenue (Drummond et al. , Pessino and Fenochietto ).

      known as the “Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative for South Africa” (ASGISA), aims to halve unemployment by by removing a number of constraints on faster output and employment growth. This report explores some of the linkages between growth, poverty, inequality and the labour market in post-apartheid South Size: KB. benefits, followed by sections on tax filing and payment proce-dures as well as double tax relief and tax treaties. The immigra-tion sections provide information on temporary visas, work visas and permits, residence visas and permits, and family and per-sonal considerations. At the back of the book, you will find a list of the names and.


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because their tax bases are too limited to allow a high tax burden. Even when broader tax bases are available, tax administrations are too inefficient to collect taxes legally due. Widening of the tax base through legal and administrative means is an effective answer to realize the full tax revenue potential.

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In whole, the tax system is responsive and buoyant as it is capable of capturing more revenue when the economy is doing well and similarly records revenue declines during bad times when the economy is in a. Though increasing share of tax revenue in GDP is an instrumental objective of economic development policy, Sri Lanka has not been successful in raising adequate tax revenue to meet its public.

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These studies show that GDP growth of the order of 7 percent per annum is feasible over the longer term in Uganda. But such economic growth will not be automatic.

It will call for public action today to build the institutions needed for higher growth. Economic growth in Uganda requires a framework within which the private sector can expand. The treasury documents attribute this to the downward revisions in the current year, slow growth in the big tax bases and a decrease in the domestic VAT buoyancy rate from above % to %.

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