We’re using ICT to boost compliance

Wednesday October 17 2018

Tusabe

RRA Commissioner-General Richard Tusabe. PHOTO | Cyril Ndegeya 

By RWANDA TODAY
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The Rwanda Revenue Authority marked its 20th anniversary this year and the journey has seen adoption of modern technologies to ease the process of tax payment and increase tax compliance.

The govt targets to finance 67 per cent of its 2018/2019 budget — estimated at Rwf2.4 trillion — from domestic revenues; up from 58.3 per cent in the last fiscal year and 36.3 per cent in 1998. The RRA Commissioner-General Richard Tusabe spoke to RWANDA TODAY about the tax body’s achievements and plans.

Below are excerpts.

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What would you regard as your biggest achievements so far as RRA?

A lot has been achieved as an institution. We have tried to improve compliance and we are seeing enormous improvement in compliance from taxpayers.

One of the key enablers we have been leveraging on has been Information Tech-->

We’re using ICT to boost compliance

Wednesday October 17 2018

Tusabe

RRA Commissioner-General Richard Tusabe. PHOTO | Cyril Ndegeya 

By RWANDA TODAY
More by this Author

The Rwanda Revenue Authority marked its 20th anniversary this year and the journey has seen adoption of modern technologies to ease the process of tax payment and increase tax compliance.

The govt targets to finance 67 per cent of its 2018/2019 budget — estimated at Rwf2.4 trillion — from domestic revenues; up from 58.3 per cent in the last fiscal year and 36.3 per cent in 1998. The RRA Commissioner-General Richard Tusabe spoke to RWANDA TODAY about the tax body’s achievements and plans.

Below are excerpts.

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What would you regard as your biggest achievements so far as RRA?

A lot has been achieved as an institution. We have tried to improve compliance and we are seeing enormous improvement in compliance from taxpayers.

One of the key enablers we have been leveraging on has been Information Tech-->

We’re using ICT to boost compliance

Wednesday October 17 2018

Tusabe

RRA Commissioner-General Richard Tusabe. PHOTO | Cyril Ndegeya 

By RWANDA TODAY
More by this Author

The Rwanda Revenue Authority marked its 20th anniversary this year and the journey has seen adoption of modern technologies to ease the process of tax payment and increase tax compliance.

The govt targets to finance 67 per cent of its 2018/2019 budget — estimated at Rwf2.4 trillion — from domestic revenues; up from 58.3 per cent in the last fiscal year and 36.3 per cent in 1998. The RRA Commissioner-General Richard Tusabe spoke to RWANDA TODAY about the tax body’s achievements and plans.

Below are excerpts.

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What would you regard as your biggest achievements so far as RRA?

A lot has been achieved as an institution. We have tried to improve compliance and we are seeing enormous improvement in compliance from taxpayers.

One of the key enablers we have been leveraging on has been Information Tech