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Gold pieces in the Department of Mines, Eritrea. Multinational companies working in developing countries often reap big profits and pay little tax (THOMAS MUKOYA/REUTERS/Newscom).
Taxes are what governments rely on to provide the public goods and services that support economic growth. In this podcast, DG DEVCO’s Klaus Rudischhauser, says some countries with millions of inhabitants have only a few hundred tax payers. Rudischhauser participated in a Spring Meeting’s seminar on Capacity Development entitled Collect More & Spend Better
Klaus Rudischhauser, Deputy Director-General of the European Commission’s International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO)