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Theory and practise of decentralization by devolution: Lessons from a research programme in Tanzania (2002-13)
(Research and policy nexus: Perspectives from twenty years of policy research in Tanzania., Chapter, 2017-06-01)
What impact did Tanzania’s decentralization reform have on local governance, finances and service delivery? To what extent are the central-local government relationships changed with respect to resource allocation and ...
Local government revenue mobilisation in Anglophone Africa
(CMI Working Paper WP 2012:6, Working paper, 2012-10-03)
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilization in Anglophone Africa with an emphasis on urban settings. Specific revenue instruments and their effects on economic efficiency, income ...
Outsourcing Revenue Collection: Experiences from Local Government Authorities in Tanzania
(REPOA Brief 10, Research report, 2008-04-10)
Many local government authorities in Tanzania have reformed their tax collection systems in recent years in order to increase their revenue. This brief examines recent experiences with privatised revenue collection in seven ...
Outsourcing revenue collection to private agents: Experiences from local authorities in Tanzania
(REPOA Special Paper 28, Research report, 2009-04-20)
This paper examines recent experiences with outsourced revenue collection to private agents in local government authorities in Tanzania. Based on evidence from four urban and three rural councils, the study examines how ...
Changes in Citizens' Perceptions of the Local Taxation System in Tanzania
(REPOA Brief 12, Research report, 2008-08-22)
This brief examines changes in citizens' perceptions of local taxation over time in Tanzania based on survey data from 2003 and 2006. It investigates why people do or do not pay taxes, their perceptions of misuse of tax ...
Maybe we should pay tax after all? Citizens' changing views on taxation in local government authorities
(Conference object, 2008-04-22)
Disparities in Citizens' Perceptions of Service Delivery by Local Government Authorities in Tanzania
(REPOA Brief 13, Research report, 2008-01-01)
The Local Government Reform Programme (LGRP) in Tanzania aims to restructure local government authorities so that they can respond more effectively to local priorities of service delivery in a sustainable manner. Various ...
Citizens Demand Tougher Action on Corruption
(REPOA Brief 11, Research report, 2008-05-10)
This brief examines the extent of corruption perceived by residents of six councils in Tanzania; identifying the sectors worst affected. It also presents recommendations on measures to address local corruption based upon ...
To Pay or not to Pay? Citizens' Views on Taxation by Local Authorities in Tanzania
(REPOA Special Paper 18, Research report, 2006-01-01)
Widespread tax evasion reflected in persistent public resistance to pay is seen as part of the problem of raising local government revenues in Tanzania. Dealing with the policy problem of revenue enhancement and tax evasion ...
Local government finances and financial management in Tanzania. Empirical evidence of trends 2000-2007
(Special paper 10/2, Research report, 2010-11-15)
The paper examines local government capacity with respect to financial management and revenue enhancement, and analyses trends in financial accountability and efficiency for the period 2000–2006/07. The study covers six ...