Trust in Public Finance: Citizens’ Views on Taxation by Local Authorities in Tanzania

Dec 19, 2004

This brief comments on citizens’ views on taxation by local authorities in Tanzania, the procedures for revenue collection and allocation, and policy implications. This brief forms part of a series of easily readable summaries of research findings resulting from a survey of six councils in Tanzania, part of a four-year research project to document the impacts of the Local Government Reform Program in Tanzania, and to provide relevant data obtained during its implementation.