Demand Your Receipt -MRA

Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has urged Malawians to demand Electronic Fiscal Devise (EFD) receipt after purchasing goods from the country’s shops to assist the tax collecting body maximize revenue collection. MRA Corporate Affairs Manager, Steven Kapoloma made the appeal Friday at Nsonkho House in Blantyre when the tax collecting body conducted its third draw of Lisiti Langa Promotion where 105 participants emerged winners of different prizes ranging from K50, 000 to bicycles. “The aim of the competition is to…

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Police Destroy Expired, Counterfeit Products

Police recently destroyed various products which were found counterfeit while others were found passed their expiry date in different shops within Lilongwe. Some of the expired products which were destroyed includes Heins tinned beans, mayonnaise, biscuits, Ingram’s camphor creams, monis grape juice, jungle oats, halls fruit juice and dish-wash liquid. The Police intercepted the counterfeit products during an exercise popularly termed AFIYA; a Swahili term which means health. The Police carried out this operation in various locations within the…

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Mlambe Centre: Taking Govt Services Closer to People

When William Tayub, once Malawi Deputy Ambassador to Mozambique, visited the place he used to know for the past 40 years as Mangochi Post Office in September 2017, he was greeted by a new brand: Mlambe Centre. Like everyone, either born or raised up in the lakeshore district, Tayub has always followed turn of events in the country, and particularly in Mangochi district, and his September visit was to prove one thing. Tayub’s excitement is a general feeling among…

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Malawi, Africa court modern technology in combating tax evasion

African countries have been challenged to employ modern technology interventions in addressing issues of tax non compliance as the world is embracing the advent of global technology transformation. Secretary to the Treasury, Ben Botolo, made the call at the Bingu International Convention Centre (BICC) in Lilongwe Wednesday, where he opened a two day long 18th Forum for Value Added Tax (VAT) Administrators in Africa (VADA). He explained that the power of VAT extended beyond the face value contribution to…

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