West African Tax Administration Forum

Type of profile
Tax network
Overview

WATAF endorses the ATI objectives of the Addis Tax Initiative and has joined the Addis Tax Initiative as ATI supporting organisation. 

Objectives

  • Improve effectiveness and efficiency of tax administrations
  • Regional and international partnership and cooperation

Activities

  • Publications
  • Seminars and workshops

Organisational Structure

Secretariat

Members

  • Executive Secretary
  • Officials as appointed by the Executive Secretary

Responsibilities

  • Promoting the collective interests of the organisations
General Assembly

Members

  • Heads of the tax administrations of members or their authorised representatives

Responsibilities

  • Decides on future work programmes and the annual budget
  • Provides Council with mandate to engage with development partners
  • Deals with issues relating to the objectives of the organisation
  • Decides on the membership of each committee
Council membership

Members

  • Five heads of tax administrations of the member states or their authorised representatives

Resources

  • WATAF Secretariat’s work is financed by the annual subscriptions of WATAF members
  • Partner countries provide co-funding for individual events, workshops and trainings