"We need a value chain of a system working together to ensure that African countries do not lose more taxes than they should." Logan Wort and minister of finance and URA leaders at tax dialogue press conference  explain to media the purpose of dialogue.

Theme “Building Strong Domestic Tax Regimes in Africa”
25 - 29 September 2017 (Abuja, Nigeria)


  • 25th September: ATAF Council Meeting & Donors Consultative Meeting
  • 26th, 27th, & 28th September: The ICTA Conference
  • 29th September: Excursion in Abuja
The African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF), together with the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), and supported by the African Development Bank (AfDB) is organising a high-level dialogue on the nexus between tax policy and tax administration to improve effective revenue mobilisation on the continent.


July 2017, by Friedmut Abel

Access to public services such as education, healthcare and sanitation are essential for the overall well being of people.  Public services provide the most common interface between people and the state, and their functioning shapes people’s sense of trust in and expectations of government. In order for governments to provide such services, public funds need to be managed well. Yet many African countries face great challenges when it comes to the good governance of public finances.

ATAF’s Executive Secretary Logan Wort and Head of SECO Cooperation in South Africa Davorka Sheperd signing an agreement of USD900K with the Swiss Economic Cooperation and Development in a partnership program for the years 2017-2020.


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