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.
IMF programme would result in increased electricity prices and regressive consumer tax hikes amid rising cost of living.
Concerns raised about IMF conditions pushing women back into poverty and informal work.
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.
Civil society finds lack of progressivity at first tax and development conference hosted by Tax Platform, as governments are left out of political negotiations and hopes of G77 for global tax body appear to fizzle out.