A Comparative Analysis of Tax Administration in Asia and the Pacific: Fifth Edition

Publication | May 2022

This edition provides analysis of tax systems and their administration in 38 economies across the region as a resource for revenue bodies seeking to boost fiscal capacity weakened by the pandemic.

  • US$39.00 (paperback)

Topics covered include features of an effective tax reform strategy, the use of innovative technologies, taxing the digital economy, and international cooperation to help crack down on tax loopholes. The publication enables revenue bodies to benchmark their administration against similar economies in the region to help improve performance. The comparable data and analysis are based largely on the 2020 round of the International Survey on Revenue Administration.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Domestic Resource Mobilization Imperative
  • Features of an Effective Tax Reform Strategy
  • Tax Revenues and Tax Structures
  • Institutional and Organizational Setups for Revenue Administration
  • Tax Administration Operations
  • The Use of Modern Technology in Tax Administration
  • Financial and Human Resources for Tax Administration
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • Governance and public sector management
  • Public financial management
  • Taxation and domestic resource mobilization
  • 192
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS220183
  • 978-92-9269-517-0 (print)
  • 978-92-9269-518-7 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9269-519-4 (ebook)

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