Event: Tax Policy for Domestic Resource Mobilization

Recurrent Property Tax

21 February 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Sissie Gonzales-Fung, ADB
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What makes property tax a “good tax”? Why do property taxes underperform? What are the obstacles to an efficient property tax administration?

While property taxation is gaining strong and renewed interest from around the world due to its revenue mobilization potential, it has yet to become a significant revenue producer for developing countries. Considered a “good tax” with many desirable features, property tax possesses considerable revenue potential if well-designed and properly administered.

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