BURS re-engineers revenue collection


Having struggled to optimally deliver on its mandate over the past years, the Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) has now embarked on a transformational agenda meant to improve the country’s tax system.

The transformation is designed to create long lasting sustainable improvement in the speed and quality of change within the revenue service.

BURS is responsible for the assessment and collection of tax revenues comprising: Capital Transfer Tax, Customs and Excise Duties, Income Tax, Value Added Tax and Fuel levy, as well as the administration of statutory controls of bonded warehouses, border posts and other points of entry.

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