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Tax Policy Responses to COVID-19 and Its Aftermath

18 August, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Mr. Ruud de Mooij (Chief of the Tax Policy Division of the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department)

Target Audience

Government officials from Ministry of Finance or equivalent agencies and interested officials working in other public entities or central banks.

Webinar Description

Most governments have responded swiftly to the COVID-19 crisis with a wide range of tax measures. As the pandemic gets more under control and economies are reopening, new tax measures might be needed to initially stimulate the recovery and subsequently recover the costs of increased debts—thereby supporting the desired transformation toward a new equilibrium.

This webinar discusses which revenue policy measures are recommended to support government COVID-19 crisis responses while safeguarding tax revenue; what policy options are available to emerging economies?

The webinar draws on recent notes in the IMF special series on COVID-19 and is followed by an interactive Q and A session.


To register for this Webinar, please complete the online form here by August 17, 2020, (3:00 p.m. Singapore time).


18 August, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Application Deadline

Aug 17, 2020