16th WATAF General Assembly meeting holding virtually on 21st-22nd October 2020.
The theme for the meeting is ‘Promoting Transparency in the Governance of Tax Incentives in West Africa’. It is envisaged that this meeting would provide an opportunity for discussions focused on the development of robust strategies to sustainably improve the revenue of the countries in the region.
Part of the meeting is a High-Level Policy Dialogue on Tax Incentives in West Africa to share experience and expectations from West Africa on the path to take towards formulating sound fiscal policy frameworks domestically and sub-regionally to better utilize the use of tax incentives in order to prevent tax revenue leakages and attract needed inflow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDIs). The HLPD will bring together experts from tax administrations, Ministries of Finance/Planning, Civil Society Organisations, Academia, and other stakeholders in the economic landscape of West Africa and beyond.