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DRC Tax Reformers Struggle to Plug Leaks

A plan to reform tax collection in the Democratic Republic of Congo could help plug massive leaks in the system, experts say.   But the reform is complicated by the recent creation of 21 new provinces, and observers warn that corrupt individuals might yet find ways around the new systems. The DRC loses around $15 billion a year in uncollected revenue, according to President Joseph Kabila's anti-corruption adviser. Tax collection is particularly poor at the local government...

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