THT-The Deputy Minister of Finance Development of the Republic of Somaliland Mr. Muse Ibrahim Yusuf (Selef) had discussions with the head sections of the Department of Inland Revenue to accelerate the revenue generation efforts of the Department as the first quarter of the year (January-March) is almost coming to an end.
Revenue collection and the national budget preparation are the two core functions of the Ministry, encouraging revenue collection officials and expediting related activities are always priority.
In the meantime, the Director General of the Ministry Mr. Mohamed Abdi Gurhan convened tax protection force to discuss ways improving their knowledge, operational capacity, and upgrading interpersonal skills of the revenue collections officials and guards and best ways to treat customers which in return boosts the tax collection efforts of the Ministry.
In this year, the Ministry will focus on caring taxpayers’ who are instrumental for the revenue generation aims. To achieve this, the Ministry will train revenue collection officials and tax protection force to ensure that they are taxpayer friendly.