BURS seeks to widen tax base


The Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) says it is working on a study to help reduce tax gap.

The tax gap is described as the difference between the tax revenue that should be collected and the tax revenue actually collected.

BURS commissioner general, Ken Morris told the third sitting of the parliamentary committee on statutory bodies and state enterprises yesterday that the tax gap remains a challenge for the tax collector.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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