What Tax Policy for Lebanon? Lessons from the Past for a Difficult Future

Overview:

Held in partnership with ALDIC, the goal of this webinar is to evaluate the Lebanese taxation system and to think of how to make it more inclusive, fair, and efficient. The discussion will focus on the recent performance of the taxation system and explore future reforms by contrasting the needs in the near future to support the stabilization and recovery phase, and in a second phase to support a new sustainable growth model anchored in both competitiveness and social justice.

Speakers:

  • Karim Daher, Attorney at Law, member of the UN FACTI panel, President of the Lebanese Association for Taxpayers’ Rights (ALDIC)
  • Alain Bifani, former Director General of Finance at the Ministry of Finance in Lebanon
  • Lydia Asouad, PhD Candidate at the Paris School of Economics, research fellow at the World Inequality Lab

Moderator:

  • Ishac Diwan, Professor of Economics, Paris Sciences et Lettres