2015 - Thursday 3 September

ATRN 2015 - Congress Programme and Speakers

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Thursday 3 September 2015

REGISTRATION  08:00 - 09:00

POLICY PANEL 2  09:00 - 10:30

POLICY PANEL 2: Taxation of “untapped” Sectors

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Dr Nara Monkam – ATRN Chairperson, Director – Research (ATAF), South Africa (Chair)
Mr. Andrew Chege - Manager, ICT Systems Support, LTO, Kenya Revenue Authority, Kenya
Prof. Riel CD Franzsen - Professor, Universty of Pretoria, South Africa
Mr. Gakwerere Jean Marie Vianney, Deputy Commissioner for Regions & Decentralized Taxes Department, Rwanda Revenue Authority
Mr. Kiptoo Koech Aghs Menjo - Accountant, Kenya Power and Lighting Company, Kenya


ROOM 3: Marie Louise
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RESEARCH SESSION 7: Tax Equity and Efficiency

Chair: Dr. Giulia Mascagni

Discussant: (Pauline Mwangi)
An Evaluation of the Progressivity of the Taxes on Salaries and Wages in Cameroon (Ebune Bertrand Njuma)

Discussant: (Stephanus Van Zyl)
Average Effective Tax Rates for Representative Taxpayers across the Income Distribution in South Africa (1981–2015) (Franz Krige Siebrits)
ROOM 4: Crew Lounge
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RESEARCH SESSION 8: Tax Revenue Mobilization

Chair: Mr. Anthony Dzadzra

Discussant: (Wangui Mwaniki)
Tax Mobilization in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Impact of Tax and Business Law Reforms (Arnaud Bourgain & Luisito Bertinelli )

Discussant: (Nimmo Elmi)
Revenue Mobilization for the Post-2015 Development Agenda in Africa: Past Lesson’s and Future Projections (Damacrine Masira)

LUNCH 12:30 - 13:30

ROOM 1:  Desroches
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RESEARCH SESSION 9: Transfer Pricing

Chair: Prof Annet Oguttu

Discussant: (Victoria Masinde)
The Effect of a Change in South Africa’s Transfer Pricing Rules on Corporate Tax Planning (Joshua Stadler)

Discussant: (Wangui Mwaniki)
Enhancement of Transfer Pricing Capability in Zimbabwe: “Potential Revenue Source for Sustainable Development’’ (Priscar Hoko)
ROOM 2:  Alphonse
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RESEARCH SESSION 10: Environmental and Excise Taxation

Chair: Prof. Ada Jansen

Discussant: (Attiya Waris)
Impact on Tax Revenues, Inequality and Outdoor Air Pollution of Excise Act 2015: The case of motor vehicles imports (Benard Kirui)

Discussant: (Stephanus van Zyl)
Environmental Taxes and Sustainable Industrialization: Some Policy Implications for Sub-Saharan Africa. (Seydou Coulibaly)


ROOM 3: Marie Louise
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RESEARCH SESSION 11: International Taxation

Chair: Ms. Vera Mshana

Discussant: (TRAORE Nohoua)
L’Apprehension de L’Illicite en Droit Fiscal Ouest-Africain (Binassoua Yehoussi )

Discussant: (Okongo Kimari Orlale)
Taxation Policies on Capital Flight in Kenya (Nancy Chepkorir Kiget)
ROOM 4: Crew Lounge
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RESEARCH SESSION 12: Fiscal Institutions and Institutional quality

Chair: Mr. Mohamed sultan

Discussant: (Eelco van der Enden )
Assessing the Role of Institutional Quality in Tax Revenue Mobilizations in Africa (Abiodun Adewale Adegboye )

Discussant: (Arnaud Bourgain)
Inter-Agency Cooperation and Illicit Financial Flows in Africa (Alicja Majdanska)

CONFERENCE DINNER  18:30 - 21:00

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