Quotation Owens, Jeffrey, McDonell, Rick, Franzsen, Riël, Amos, Jude Thaddeus. 2017. Inter-agency Cooperation and Good Tax Governance in Africa. Vienna and Pretoria: Pretoria University Law Press (PULP).


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In 2015, the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) and the African Tax Institute at the University of Pretoria launched a project to identify the links between corruption, money laundering and tax crimes in Africa. The project promotes the concepts of good tax governance and the importance to economic development of a tax system that is transparent and free of corruption. The project explores how law enforcement agencies and tax authorities can best cooperate to counter corruption and bribery. The project was initially aimed at three focus countries, namely, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa, but soon was extended to other African countries. This is a joint initiative with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and is also supported by the World Bank. This book brings together a series of background papers prepared for the Conference on Inter-Agency Co-operation and Good Tax Governance in Africa held at the University of Pretoria in July 2016. After a rigorous double peer-review process, the papers were revised by the authors. We express our gratitude to and acknowledge the services of the following peer reviewers: Tom Balco; Carika Fritz; Leon Gerber; Willem Jacobs; Benjamin Kujinga; Thabo Legwaila; Annet Oguttu; Dirk Scholtz; David Solomon; and Xeniya Yeroshenko. Finally, we express our sincere gratitude to all the research and administrative assistants who contributed to the Good Tax Governance in Africa Project. This book pays tribute to their efforts. Jeffrey Owens, Rick McDonell, Riël Franzsen and Jude Amos Vienna and Pretoria November 2017

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Book (monograph)
Language English
Title Inter-agency Cooperation and Good Tax Governance in Africa
Location Vienna and Pretoria
Publisher Pretoria University Law Press (PULP)
Year 2017
URL http://www.pulp.up.ac.za/catalogue/legal-compilations/201-inter-agency-cooperation-and-good-tax-governance-in-africa?highlight=WyJvd2VucyJd
ISBN 978-1-920538-72-9
Open Access Y
Open Access Link http://www.pulp.up.ac.za/component/edocman/inter-agency-cooperation-an

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Owens, Jeffrey (Details)
McDonell, Rick (Former researcher)
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Amos, Jude Thaddeus (Tax and Good Governance Project at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Ghana)
Franzsen, Riël (African Tax Institute in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences at the University of Pretoria, South Africa., South Africa)
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Austrian and International Tax Law IN (Details)
Research areas (ÖSTAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
5206 Financial law (Details)
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