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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Mining customs audit has concluded-ZRA

Economy Mining customs audit has concluded-ZRA

ZRA Headquarters
ZRA Headquarters

The Zambia Revenue Authority says it has concluded the customs audit of all major mining companies in Zambia.

ZRA Spokesman Topsy Sikalinda said the results have of the customs audit have since been communicated in writing to the tax payers.

“Some of them are responding, while others have asked for more time which we have since granted,” Mr Sikalinda said.

He added, “Please note that this is a normal audit process and that the authority is not targeting any particular company. As soon as this process with the industry is finalised, ZRA will update the nation accordingly.”

Earlier today, Centre for Trade Policy and Development Executive Director Isaac Mwaipopo urged the ZRA to update the nation on the progress regarding the tax audit of all mining companies.

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  1. Zambia is a tax heavens for tax evasion. ZRA has been snoozing for so many years. Even tax frauds are reported the defaulting companies easily gets away because the ZRA is compromised. Infant in most tax frauds in this Zambians take center stage helping foreigners on how to still from the Government.

  2. Trouble is ZRA rushes to the media to announce what has not yet been agreed with taxpayers. That is very unprofessional. In fact there is no need to announce anything to the media at all.

    • But some NGO was in the press asking ZRA to inform the nation on the progress of the audit.

  3. I hope the final official statement will be favorable for our Nation. I hope there will not be any compromise of any kind. We need to redevelop our national infrastructure. Fellow citizens, don’t you ever wonder why after privatization of the mines we are in a worse situation than the time we started in KK’s time? What’s wrong with us kanshi?? If privatization has not helped us, why not reposses our mines and make our own money to develop this Nation. Are we ever going to enjoy the benefits of our God given wealthy resources?? Away with petty leadership. I miss the Kaunda mentality where the national President could tell off infesters. Michael Chilufya Sata also stood for the people of Zambia and worked to see them benefit from their endeavors. I hope ECL and group will ensure the…

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