Join CEF Webinar on Tax Administration Reform

This webinar will bring together tax officials to discuss essential preconditions for the reform of tax administration looking in particular into ways of rationalizing organizational and management structures, and re-engineering of core tax administration business processes. It will also include a presentation of the Tax administration Diagnostic Assessment Tool (TADAT) which has been designed to provide an objective assessment of the health of key components of a country’s system of tax administration.

The webinar will be delivered as part of the Tax Policy and Administration Learning Program primarily supported by the Dutch Ministry of Finance, Center of Excellence in Finance (CEF), and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

What you will learn:

  • key steps to be considered when embarking on institutional transformation to continue the modernization of their organizations
  • IMF’s framework for analyzing institutional strength in tax administrations – TADAT framework
  • country specific experiences in the area of institutional development that tax administrations have taken to increase the effectiveness of their operations
  • potential for leveraging improved tax administration reform strategies in their own context

Who should attend:

This webinar has been designed for tax officials who are involved and/or have experience in setting and implementing reform management strategy. Also of interest for staff involved in tax policy-making processes within ministries of finance.

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How to join?

Press CEF Online Learning Campus, register and than click Enroll button. You will find the guidelines How to attend a webinar here.

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Join Center of Excellence in Finance (CEF) Learning Initiatives

CEF, as a key learning partner for finance officials in the region of South East Europe, has specified four thematic priorities for its work:

  1. Public Financial Management:

– Budget Preparation and Execution

– Accounting and Auditing

  1. Tax Policy and Administration
  2. Central Banking
  3. Leadership

CEF invites learn4dev members to join its learning initiatives. Browse through current offer of learning initiatives on the following link:

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GIZ Winter School 2015: Good Financial Governance – Advanced Training

From 07 – 11 December, 2015 GIZ Winter School is organising an advanced training on Good Financial Governance. All courses are held in English.

Contents and topics:
A wide range of public finance topics will be covered: The German value based approach to good
financial governance, Improving fiscal policy and financial management, Tax policies and taxation systems, Improving expenditure planning and budgeting, Fiscal decentralization, Financial reporting and auditing, One-day selective module modeled according to the participants’ particular requirements.

Target Group:
The Winter School targets development practitioners and decision-makers with experience in public finance reforms.

Registration Deadline:
1st September, 2015. We recommend early registration.

Venue and Accommodation:
The Winter School will be conducted at NH Hotel Berlin Mitte, Leipziger Straße. The four star hotel is situated directly near Friedrichstraße in the city center. A reserved hotel contingent at the same NH Hotel will be available.

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