Mobilising tax revenue to finance development : the case for property taxation in Francophone Africa

Abstract: The design and implementation of property tax systems in West Africa as a source of national or municipal revenue is analysed. Development partners could support tax reform through capacity building in the areas of fiscal decentralisation, governance, skills, ICT, collection, and enforcement. Author(s): Monkam, Nara F. Source(s): , Working paper / University of Pretoria;…

Financial resources mobilization performance of rural local government : case study of three Union Parishad in Bangladesh

Abstract: Fiscal decentralization in Bangladesh has been initiated but the existing pattern of rural local governments self financing is not impressive. The relatively small scale Union Parishad (UP), the lowest tier rural local government, show some promise. Author(s): Ullah, Md. Anwar; Pongquan, Soparth Source(s): , Asian social science; Vol. 6, No. 11 p. 95-115, ill.,…