CALL FOR PROPOSAL TO UNDERTAKE A STUDY ON TAXATION IN THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY, GOVERNANCE AND POVERTY: THE STATE OF TANZANIA DURING AND POST COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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The Policy Forum (PF) is a network of more than 70 Tanzanian civil society organizations established in 2003 and drawn together by their specific interest in augmenting the voice of ordinary citizens to influence policy processes that help in poverty reduction, equity and democratization with a specific focus on public money accountability to both central and local levels. Its desired change is to improve service delivery through enhanced governance and accountable use of public resources. Long-term organizational impact is to contribute to enhanced governance and accountable use of public resources by improving civil society capabilities and opportunities to influence and monitor policies. This desired organizational impact is what underpins PF’s vision and mission of improved quality of life for the Tanzanian people by influencing and monitoring the implementation of policies relating to accountable use of public resources.

Annually PF undertakes studies to recommend relevant actions that should be taken by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Government and other stakeholders to better promote the principles of good governance in the tax area. This year, Policy Forum is seeking consultancy services to undertake a study that broadly explores taxation in the extractive sector with a particular focus on its relation to governance and poverty reduction during and after the times of COVID-19. The findings of the study are meant to contribute to the existing ongoing discussions that are meant to lessen the impact of COVID-19 in the country.

Policy Forum seeks to hire a consultant to:

  1. Examine the current state (Institution and taxation structure inclusive) of the extractive sector in the country and its relation to governance and poverty
  2. Examine the linkage between taxation, governance and poverty reduction
  3. Examine the role and setbacks of taxation (progressive) and multilateral organizations in enhancing of income equality
  4. Examine tax reforms that led to expected development outcome from the extractive sector
  5. Examine the challenges that Governments; Mainland and Zanzibar are facing in committing to stable taxation policies.

Interested applicants can view the full Terms of Reference (TOR) on our website:

 

 

Expiration Date: 
Monday, June 8, 2020

Applications should be sent by email to info@policyforum.or.tz not later than 8th June 2020.

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