Solidarity tax could fund post-COVID-19 recovery

This article in The Namibian mentions a recent Pathfinders paper by Attiya Warris, on how solidarity tax could help fund economic recovery after COVID-19.

"Unlike normal taxes, solidarity taxes are levied mainly as a team spirit-funding initiative to mitigate the effects of a crisis, as well as the rebuilding of nations.

These taxes have been successful in countries such as Germany in rebuilding their economy after wars, and in Zimbabwe to fund HIV-AIDS programmes."

Read the full article in The Namibian here.

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Jul 12, 2021
Attiya Waris