Arbitrary Taxation

We have to give them so much that our stomach are empty of food

The Hidden Impact of Burma’s Arbitrary and Corrupt Taxation Governments require resources to provide goods and services, such as health care, education, roads, bridges, electricity, water and sanitation. The majority of government revenue is typically raised by; taxing people and their businesses, charging fees for services supplied by a government, aid funds and revenue from the country’s natural resources.  People all over the world are dissatisfied and complain about the

The Hidden Impact of Burma's Arbitrary & Corrupt Taxation

“The combination of land confiscation, forced labour and tax extortion makes life difficult for the villagers of Wae Won and Wae Taw. They face a scarcity of land, and are unable to tend to their $elds because they must work for the battalions. They cannot afford to pay taxes or fees to the authorities or army. When these problems became severe, many villagers abandon their native villages and &ee to

“We have to give them so much that our stomachs are empty of food” The hidden impact of Burma's arbitrary & corrupt taxation

The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) a cross ethnic network, was formed in 2003 to provide a way for Burma human rights organizations to collaborate on the human rights documentation process. The 13 ND-Burma member organizations, from different areas across Burma, seek to collectively use the truth of what communities in Burma have endured to challenge the regime’s power through present-day advocacy as well as prepare for