African Tax Agencies Chase Collections In Digital Economy

Revenue agencies are a step behind players in the digital economy
Revenue agencies are a step behind players in the digital economy

KIGALI, RWANDA: There is need for African nations to urgently come up with strong policies that will ensure effective collection of taxes from the digital economy.

The digital economy comprises commercial entities that operate in cyberspace, unimpeded by national borders, such as major social media giants including Facebook, Google and Twitter as well as entities such as Uber.

Some Bernadette, a representative from the Burkina Faso Revenue Service made the encouragement at the just ended Media Engagement and Training Seminar organised by the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF). The seminar attracted 60 journalists from over 38 African countries. Revenue authorities from across Africa were also part of the three-day event held here recently.

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