All the contributors (authors) who want to submit their articles should follow the guidelines of ILOMATA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TAX AND ACCOUNTING as the following:


The Policy of Writing

The objective of ILOMATA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TAX AND ACCOUNTING publication is to increase the quality of science and enhance the interest of disseminating knowledge by the academicians, students, practitioners, and other interested parties related to it. The editors are open to receiving the research articles related to economics, accounting research, conceptual analysis, book analysis on both accounting and economics related to accountancy. This journal is published semi-annually, January-June, and July-December.

In the process of publishing, all articles which are submitted always undergo blind reviewing. When the articles are received, they will be reviewed before they are sent to the reviewers, such as whether they are written based on the criteria such as complying with the stipulated format of writing style. When they have not complied with it, they will be sent back to the authors to revise the format. When the articles already comply with it, they will soon be sent to the reviewers related to the field of the science or the scope. The reviewers will blindly review the articles based on the appropriateness of the topic, the relevance of the research method, the significance and contribution to the science and profession pertaining to economics, business, and accounting, as well as the proportion of the up-to-date references. The review is done by the blind reviewer team—the independent reviewers. The reviewers have the right to select and judge the articles, and finally forward the results to the authors, either they are accepted or rejected with some comments. The journal also uses anti-plagiarism software to check the originality of the article.

When all the articles are published, the authors are recommended to state that the article is original and therefore they should also take the responsibility for anything related to the article publication which may be against the publication ethics. They also state that the articles cannot be withdrawn.

The following are important for the authors:

The articles should be submitted to: https://www.ilomata.org/index.php/ijtc/index   



  1. Articles should be typed on A4 paper submitted in soft copy
  2. The title and identity of the writer (name and email address, and/or letter address) are written on the top under the title of the article.
  3. Articles should not exceed 7.000 words or it is between 15-20 pages, 11 font of  Garamond, in 1,15 space, including the references, figures, and tables.
  4. Left, right, top, and bottom margins are about 1 inch
  5. Quotation, pictures or references should show the resources and year. Name, year, and page are stated if it is from the book, in which all should be consistently the same as listed in the references.
  6. References are preferably taken from the up-to-date references or the past 10-year publication copyright date.
  7. The number of pages should be on the bottom with a central position.
  8.  No and title of the tables or pictures are written above the tables but the names of the figure should be typed under figures, bold typed, and the titles should be placed under the no of tables or pictures.
  9. Include the sources of tables and pictures underneath.
  10. Include the CV separately: it should tell home address, institution, phone no that can be easily contacted, education background, some titles of recent publications or research activities, the field of education, and interest of the research, as well as work experience or organizational activities.



The framework of writing the articles are as the following: (1) title, (2) abstract, (3) introduction, (4) theoretical framework and hypothesis (if any), (5) research method, (6) data analysis, and discussion, (7) conclusion, implication, suggestion, and limitation(8) references, and (9) appendices.  The details are as the following.


Title of the Article

It should reflect the content and use the words, terms, abbreviations, formulas, registers as commonly used in the research writing.



  • The abstract should include the research topic or problem, purpose of the research, method of the research, findings or results, and implication.
  • In one paragraph between 150 – 200 words.
  • Above the article, justified pagination, Garamond, 11.
  • Include at least 3 – 5 keywords underneath



An introduction should be about one page, containing the background, reasons to do the research, problem formulation, purpose of the research and without sub-heading, bullets, or numbering.


Theoretical Framework and Hypothesis (If Any)

It describes the previously related studies as the primary sources. The use of secondary sources of references should not dominate the total references. A quotation should be maximally one paragraph and/ or the gist of the quoted sources.


Research Method

It comprises the procedures or steps of the research, e.g., from the methods of sampling to the data analysis, and presented in brief and concisely by numbering.


Data Analysis and Discussion

It presents the analysis of the related results, theories, and hypotheses (if any) based on the writer’s reasoning. Data analysis and discussion should be presented in brief but clear and it is not dominated by table presentation. The tables which are presented should not be the rough output but in the processed and brief summary. Tables and pictures are presented consistently in the centre and the titles are above the tables, exept the names of the figures, they should be typed under the Figures.


Conclusion, Implication, Suggestions, and Limitations

It is the closing of the article which reflects the essence and reasoning of the research by the writer. It is also logically based on the evidence taken from, and presented by the author in paragraphs. Implication, limitations, and suggestions are also presented in paragraphs without numbering.



Primary sources are preferably high valued while the secondary ones should not dominate the total references. The style of reference writing follows the APA 7th Style with Mendeley Reference Manager System.



Appendices consist of research instruments, supporting data, pictures, and others that support the articles and help readers understand the research articles.


Tables and Figures

Tables should be the processed ones which is included in the text without horizontal lines. When they are too big sizes they should be put in Appendices. The title names are typed above the tables. Figures should also be put in the text when the sizes are not too big and the title names are typed under the Figures.



A. Introduction
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Ilomata International Journal of Tax & Accounting take issues of copyright infringement, plagiarism or other breaches of best practice in publication very seriously. We seek to protect the rights of our authors and we always investigate claims of plagiarism or misuse of published articles. Equally, we seek to protect the reputation of the journal against malpractice. Submitted articles may be checked with duplication-checking software. Where an article, for example, is found to have plagiarized other work or included third-party copyright material without permission or with insufficient acknowledgement, or where the authorship of the article is contested, we reserve the right to take action including, but not limited to publishing an erratum or corrigendum (correction); retracting the article; taking up the matter with the head of department or dean of the author's institution and/or relevant academic bodies or societies, or taking appropriate legal action.


Following a preliminary triage to eliminate submissions unsuitable for Ilomata International Journal of Tax and Accounting all papers are sent out for review. The covering letter is important. To help the Editor in his preliminary evaluation, please indicate why you think the paper is suitable for publication. If your paper should be considered for fast-track publication, please explain why. The journal’s policy is to have manuscripts reviewed by two expert reviewers. Ilomata International Journal utilizes a double-blind peer review process in which the reviewer and author’s names and information are withheld from the other. All manuscripts are reviewed as rapidly as possible while maintaining rigour. Reviewers make comments to the author and recommendations to the Editor-in-Chief who then makes the final decision. Please be aware of any conflicts of interest when recommending reviewers. Examples of conflicts of interest include (but are not limited to) the below:

  1. The reviewer should have no prior knowledge of your submission
  2. The reviewer should not have recently collaborated with any of the authors
  3. Reviewer nominees from the same institution as any of the authors are not permitted
  4. You will also be asked to nominate peers who you do not wish to review your manuscript (opposed reviewers).

Please note that the Editors are not obliged to invite any recommended/opposed reviewers to assess your manuscript.

The Editor or members of the Editorial Board may occasionally submit their own manuscripts for possible publication in the journal. In these cases, the peer review process will be managed by alternative members of the Board and the submitting Editor/Board member will have no involvement in the decision-making process.