Events

Seminar on Property Tax Reform

22 February 2018 to 23 February 2018
Tokyo
Japan

Following the Workshop on Tax Policy for Domestic Resource Mobilization on 20 - 22 February 2018, this seminar is aimed at officials with policy responsibility for property tax. It aims to give an overview of the issues involved in reform, review recent experiences in property tax reform in Asia and more widely, and allow discussion of the challenges in countries for successful property tax reform.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
22 Feb 2018 Session 1 - Introduction: Overview of Taxes on Property Introduction: Overview of Taxes on Property
What is property tax and how does it affect economic growth? Certain features of the housing market affect the impact of taxation...
Bert Brys
22 Feb 2018 Session 2 - Country Presentations on Current Situation Property Tax Collection in Cambodia
Learn about Cambodia’s property tax law. With the aim to promote regional development at the subnational level, the tax applies to immovable...
Vuthy Ngan, Sarak Ros
22 Feb 2018 Session 2 - Country Presentations on Current Situation Overview of Property Taxation and Related Reform Proposals in the Philippines
Property tax is a local government revenue source in the Philippines. The imposition of property tax and tax on property-related transactions...
Nino Alvina
22 Feb 2018 Session 3 - Revenue Performance of Property Taxes Property Tax Revenues
Property taxes cover the recurrent and non-recurrent taxes on the use, ownership, or transfer of property, and are raised at different levels...
Michelle Harding
22 Feb 2018 Session 3 - Revenue Performance of Property Taxes Revenue Statistics in Asian and Pacific Countries
The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development’s publication on revenue statistics is a data and iterative tool that policymakers...
Michelle Harding
22 Feb 2018 Session 4 - International Best Practices on Property Tax Design Property Tax System of the Netherlands
In the Netherlands, property tax is a tax levied by the municipal government according to market value. Assessment of the market value of...
Arjen Schep
22 Feb 2018 Session 5 - International Best Practices on Property Assessment Geographical Information System-Assisted Mass Appraisal in Shenzhen
As part of the People’s Republic of China’s gradualist approach to modernize, an advanced property valuation system in Shenzhen City was ...
Sissie Gonzales-Fung
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
23 Feb 2018 Session 6 - Implementing Reform of Property Taxes Evaluation of Land Value in Japanese Tax Administration
Read about the land value appraisal system in Japan. This presentation discusses how land value is appraised based on the Directive for Appraisal...
Masahide Chiba
23 Feb 2018 Session 6 - Implementing Reform of Property Taxes Recent Property Tax Reform in Thailand
Learn about the property tax reform situation in Thailand. This presentation traces the origin of the property tax reform and discusses...
Chaiyasith Boonyanate
23 Feb 2018 Session 6 - Implementing Reform of Property Taxes The Philippine REGALA Experience
Land is central to a country’s development and growth. Improved tenure security promotes social and economic development, while an efficient...
Ma. Lourdes Reyes
23 Feb 2018 Session 6 - Implementing Reform of Property Taxes Land Information System: Philippine REGALA Experience
Learn how the Support to Local Government Revenue Generation and Land Administration Reforms Project (REGALA) helped improved the land management...
Bonapart Masangcay
23 Feb 2018 Session 6 - Implementing Reform of Property Taxes Property Tax Reform
Learn about Malaysia’s property tax reform. This presentation discusses the taxes levied on the acquisition and transfer of real...
Masyita Binti Ismail, Normah Md Zain
23 Feb 2018 Session 7 - Strategies for Improved Property Tax Performance in Developing Countries Strategies for Improved Property Tax Performance in Developing Countries
Explore the possible strategies that countries can engage to improve the revenue performance of property taxes. To achieve a successful...
Sissie Gonzales-Fung
23 Feb 2018 Session 8 - Summary of Workshop and Survey of Resources for Further Knowledge, Training, and Technical Support Brian McAuley