The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has reviewed the report done by the International Centre for Tax and Development (ICTD) concerning the challenges of tax administration.

The process of analyzing the report during the 2014 ICTD Annual Meeting aims at looking at the mischief in the collection of taxes as well as improving the legal systems that regulate voluntary tax payment.

The report reveals many challenges including tax evasion, the TRA Commissioner Rished Bade said.

The report can also be used by local tax experts to learn different methods of dealing with any challenge from the taxpayers especially those who conduct international businesses.

Statistics show an increase in the number of taxpayers to 1.8 million although this is still lower than the expected number  current number due to the informal business system that reduces the number of taxpayers.

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