This year, 85 per cent of the world’s population lives under austerity measures, while multinational enterprises and the wealthy have benefited from privileged tax structures and regressivity, allowing inequality to widen.
IFI’s initial analysis of gender impact of VAT still at odds with civil society calls and evidence.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 24 March.
Alternative progressive solutions reached by democratic and inclusive multi-sectoral dialogue.
As the IMF celebrates the rise of VAT, women and those least able to pay are left behind in worsening inequality crisis.
Concerns raised about IMF conditions pushing women back into poverty and informal work.
IMF programme would result in increased electricity prices and regressive consumer tax hikes amid rising cost of living.
IMF managing director hints at change to corporate tax agenda and softened relationship with US administration
Notes from the IMF and World Bank 2019 Spring Meetings official session on 14 April on international taxation challenges in Africa.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 12 April on the changing international tax landscape from a feminist perspective and challenging IFIs’ role in shaping it at the World Bank and IMF's 2019 Spring Meetings.