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Sunday, January 28, 2018
TRA operates under the TRA Act cap 399 and the main functions are:
a) To administer and give effect to the laws or the specified provisions of the laws set out in the first schedule to this Act, and for this purpose ,to assess, collect and account for all revenue to which those laws apply
b) To monitor, oversee, c coordinate activities and ensure the fair, efficient and effective administration of revenues laws by revenue departments in the jurisdiction of the union government;
c) To monitor and ensure the collection of fees, levies, charges or any other tax collected by any other ministry department or division of government as revenue for the government.
d) To advise the minister and other relevant organization on all matters pertaining to fiscal policy ,the implementation of the policy and the constant improvement of policy regarding revenue laws and administration.
e) To promote voluntary tax compliance to the highest degree possible ;
f) To take such measures as may be necessary to improve the standard of service given to taxpayers, with a view to improving the effectiveness of the revenue departments and maximizing revenue collection
g) To determine the steps to be taken to count funds and other forms of tax and other fiscal evasions:
h) To reduce trade statistics and publications on a quality basis.