With World Bank assistance, faculty worked with the Government of Nigeria in 2009 to analyze the weaknesses in the taxation of oil, from licensing for extraction to capital spending of revenues.
Property Tax Reform
People Involved:Roy Kelly, H. Rubino Sugana
Faculty supported Indonesia's Ministry of Finance in its central-level tax administration reform and in the devolution of the property tax to district level governments in 2009. Work was funded through the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, respectively.
Fiscal Decentralization Policy
People Involved:Roy Kelly
Topics:Fiscal Decentralization, Budgeting
Under a two-year contract with the Government of Tanzania, faculty provided a resident finance advisor to the Prime Minister's Office and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs in 2009 to improve the intergovernmental fiscal transfer system, enhance local revenue mobilization and strengthen local financial management.
Local Government Revenue Mobilization
People Involved:Fernando R. Fernholz, H. Rubino Sugana
Faculty analyzed the legal, institutional, and organizational issues needed for increased local government revenue mobilization in East Sumba Regency in Indonesia in 2009 with funding support from World Vision Canada.