Property Tax in Africa

The rapidly growing and urbanizing continent of Africa offers lessons in property tax.
July 21, 2017, 2pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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The At Lincoln House blog has a post sharing news of a new book published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. The book, Property Tax in Africa: Status, Challenges, and Prospects, provides the "first comprehensive study of the property tax in Africa."

The book "[analyzes] property tax systems in 29 countries and [offers] four regional overviews, highlighting the key political, administrative, and technical issues that affect how these systems function."

According to the post, the book comes at a critical time in the history of Africa: "The world’s fastest growing continent, Africa has added more than 500 million people since 1990, and by 2050 it will hold a quarter of the world’s population." 

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Published on Monday, June 26, 2017 in At Lincoln House
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