Activist Hails MRA For Shutting Down ‘Crooked’ Times Group…Let Companies Pay Taxes Fairly

Leading Activist Limbani Nsapato wrote;

MRA and police officers sealing The Times Group property

I suspect that after MRA has sealed Times media for tax avoidance, many media houses may be in this state, including NGOs/CSOs, private sector etc.Things like PAYE, Pension, Medical, withholding tax, etc are hard to comply with for most organisations. If MRA had capacity to chase these issues many organisations would be closed or at least government could reap more income from taxes.

Politics aside, but failure to comply with tax laws is a big barrier towards ensuring domestic resource mobilisation capacity and be less dependent on foreign aid. Probably our education would have benefited from better tax administration. So, politics aside, let companies pay taxes fairly.

29 Responses to "Activist Hails MRA For Shutting Down ‘Crooked’ Times Group…Let Companies Pay Taxes Fairly"

  1. Chris Dambuleni   January 14, 2017 at 4:49 am

    Zitsiru Za DPP.Munyatu 2019 ndipompano muzasendedwa masanatu INU

  2. Rhonnex Kalichero   January 14, 2017 at 6:56 am

    even if they pay u ll stil steal it u stupid dpps

  3. Alick Mkandawire   January 14, 2017 at 8:22 am

    With rampant corruption in the DPP governent, the tax if corrected will just go into minsters pockets without serving its purpose.

  4. Agie Tiza   January 14, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    How do you feel to see Times back on track,even a child knows that Times closure was political. Let’s look at the bigger picture here,#MAIZEGATE.You know what,you just made times more popular. What a foolish decision!!! MBC is owing more than that, why not close it???,we ain’t fools!!!!

  5. francis   January 15, 2017 at 2:26 pm

    eya ndimmene boma ili limagwirira ntchito. kodi mwadziwa liti zoti times simalipira misonkho agalu inu ? takambani zoona apa osati zopusa mutiuza apazi shut up


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