- Almost two-thirds (64%) of Sudanese say it is “difficult” or “very difficult” to find out which taxes or fees they are supposed to pay (Figure 1).
- Seven in 10 (70%) report that it is difficult to find out how the government uses the tax revenues it collects (Figure 2).
- Two-thirds (67%) of citizens say that people in their country “often” or “always” avoid paying their taxes (Figure 3).
- More than half (55%) of citizens say they would be willing to pay higher taxes in exchange for more government services, while 39% would prefer lower taxes with fewer services (Figure 4).
A majority of Sudanese say it is difficult to find out which taxes and fees they are supposed to pay and how the government uses the tax revenues it collects, according to the latest Afrobarometer survey.
The survey findings also show that two-thirds of citizens think that Sudanese “always” or “often” avoid paying the taxes that they owe the government.
More than half of Sudanese say they would be willing to pay higher taxes in exchange for more government services.