BURS insider tax fraud

BURS headquarters PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
BURS headquarters PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) has reportedly lost millions of pula through tax theft committed within the walls of the tax agency by one of its employees.

The tax collector allegedly lost the funds as the employee, Principal Revenue Officer Ronald Kgano is alleged to have stolen tax returns and in the process bought numerous properties.

He has since been slapped with a suspension from duty.

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The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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