Tag: rwanda revenue authority

RRA’s Bizimana Pascal on the effectiveness of tax reforms

Last year, the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) implemented new reforms to ease tax payment and to further reduce the time spent on matters concerning tax administration. CNBC Africa’s Fiona Muthoni spoke with Bizimana Ruganintwali Pascal, Commissioner General of RRA for more.

Rwanda moves to protect the business community from COVID-19 shocks

By tomorrow, the 24th of April, in response to the financial burden of the repercussions of COVID-19 pandemic, the Rwanda Revenue Authority will have disbursed FRw13 billion , around $13.5 million in V.A.T refunds to businesses. The move is one of several measures taken by the Government to protect businesses and SMEs from feeling the full brunt of the crisis, but what else can be done to soften the blow of these unprecedented times to Rwanda's economy? CNBC Africa spoke to Economist, Professor Alfred Bizoza for more.

Rwandair suspends all flights to and from China amid Coronavirus fears

RRA warns of hefty penalties that await property tax defaulters – on the other hand, Food delivery app CanGo close after barely a month, Rwanda sets to host Africa’s first drone flying competition next month, and Rwandair has announced that it will be suspending all flights to and from China until further notice amid coronavirus outbreak. Journalist at the New Times, Hudson Kuteesa joins CNBC Africa for more on news making headlines.