Tax Justice

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Jörg Alt and Charles Chilufya, S.J.

This chapter presents the case for joint tax audits, especially between developed and developing countries, and presents the experiences of Germany and Bavaria. The authors propose including joint tax audits in double tax agreements as this would greatly benefit attempts of developing countries to recover lost revenues and mobilize resources for development. The authors identify the legal foundations and international political commitments for joint tax audits and explore reasons why the instrument has only been applied on a limited basis.

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Tax Justice and Poverty Eradication: Do you know your role in paying Tax?

This research and advocacy project, was conducted in Kenya by the Jesuit Hakimani Centre in collaboration with the Jesuit Mission in Germany. The research investigates the ordinary citizen’s knowledge, challenges and role in paying taxes, with the aim of creating awareness on Tax Justice.