ATAF Engages African Media On Tax Reporting

The African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) is holding its first media engagement and training event from 26 – 28 March 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

When the leaking of financial documents from the Panama Papers in 2016 and the Paradise Papers in 2017 hit the news, editors and journalists were scrambling to help their readers understand how these billions found their way to tax havens involving powerful political and business interests around the world.

Illicit financial flows, base-erosion and profit-shifting and transfer pricing are just some of the areas in taxation that are at the heart of ATAF’s engagement with the revenue authorities of its member countries, now grown to 38 African nations.

For this workshop, the business media will be taken through tax developments at the regional and global level and its impact on the African continent. The event will look at how Africa is addressing priority tax issues at the local

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