Yemi Osibajo,the vice President has urged the Afican Tax Administrators to address the issues relating to base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) and increase the level of transparency in resource mobilisation.
The vice President also mentioned that,the
“The Forum had committed to this cause since August 2008. After the International Conference in 2008 on a somewhat similar theme: Taxation, State building and Capacity development in Africa, senior tax administrators and policy makers from 39 African countries agreed to work towards the establishment of the Forum as a platform for sharing best practices in taxation matters in the region.
“It is remarkable, indeed, that the Forum has, through the years, been unwavering on its founding mission and ideals. But it is worth noting also that the tax problems of African states have remained much the same in complexity and character since,” says the vice President.