West African Tax Administration Forum

Type of profile
Tax Network
Overview

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