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ATAF Consultative Conference on New Rules of the Global Tax Agenda
Please visit this site for more information and conference related updates,: http://www.atafgta.com/
On the 18 – 19 March 2014, the Council of the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) convened a consultation on the Global Tax Agenda for Heads of African Tax Administrations and Ministries of Finance, bringing together participants from 29 African countries, in order to deliberate on the New Rules of the Global Tax Agenda, the G20/OECD-driven project on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) and its related Action Plan, and consider an African Response to these developments.
Please download the Outcomes Report of the Consultative conference
Commencement date of the online course:
Registration for the ATAF Blended Learning Course on Tax Treaties has been closed. Notifications to successful applicants will be issued shortly.
Thank you to all how showed interest in the course.
The Course will commence from the 17th March 2014.
Online course duration:
3 Months (Approximately 4 hours per lesson, and 1 lesson per week)
The African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) and the East African Community (EAC), with support from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, have developed a blended learning Programme “Tax Treaties Interpretation and Negotiation.” This tax treaty programme consists of an online course module, titled “Introduction to Tax Treaties”, which will be followed by a series of classroom training events.
To apply, you will need an up-to-date CV, a motivational letter, as well as a consent form from your direct Manager/Supervisor
The online course module is an introductory course on Tax Treaties, restricted to ATAF countries, whose membership fees are up to date and EAC member countries only.
Welcome back. Whats new?
Happy New Year to all and welcome to 2014. With the New Year comes new beginnings and growth. ATAF has exciting new developments coming up for 2014 - watch this space.
Veiw ATAF Annual Report 2012
The ATAF technical cooperation partner GIZ has an opening for a Technical Advisor in Pretoria, South Africa.
The GIZ programme is now looking for a technical advisor who will work within the programme's work area of 'Tax Administration' and will assist the partner organisation in building a comprehensive and effective capacity building programme.
For more information please use the following link
If you are interested, please do not hesitate to apply until 31 January 2014.
Upcoming events in 2014:
5 – 7 February 2014: “ATAF Conference on Tax Administration for Small and Medium Enterprise Development in Africa”
Latest ATAF News
ATAF is pleased to announce the appointment of our new directors,
- Director of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Ms Ediretse Mokara (Botswana).
- Director of Institutional Development and Capacity Building, Mr Kennedy Onyonyi (Kenya)
- Director of Research, Dr Nara Monkam (Cameroon)
ATAF has signed new co-operation contracts and development partners in December 2013 they are as follows:
- Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH;
- Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD);
- Government of the Swiss Confederation (SECO).
A powerful start to a thriving and exciting 2014!