In 2015, the United Nations published its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, establishing 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Presentations and discussions in this panel explored how taxation can play a significant role in achieving many of the SDGs, and the importance of taxpayer rights in engaging taxpayers as part of this effort.
Moderator: Sansia Blackmore, African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Panelists: Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Chr. Michelsen Institute, Bergen, Norway; African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Johanna Mugler, Institute of Social Anthropology, Bern University, Switzerland
Annet Oguttu, African Tax Institute and Department of Taxation, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Pre-colonial centralization and tax compliance norms in contemporary Uganda
Merima Ali and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad
VAT receipt lotteries: Can they increase tax revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa?
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, George Hellar, Ephraim Mdee, Ingrid Hoem Sjursen, Vincent Somville
Long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on domestic resource mobilisation in sub-Saharan Africa
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Anna Gopsill, Ingrid Hoem Sjursen and Ole Therkildsen