The Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) is committed to working with the media in the country to enhance taxpayer education.

This came to light at the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding worth 2.2 Million Kwacha between the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA) and the Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC).

Speaking during the signing ceremony at the Mass Media Complex, ZRA Commissioner General Kingsley Chanda said the two institutions (ZRA and ZNBC) have worked well in the past in taxpayer education hence the need to continue working together.

He added that by working together with the media ZRA can foster compliance for national development.

He said ZRA is committed to customer education is critical to Customer care and this cannot be achieved without the media. 

Mr. Chanda said voluntary tax compliance can only be achieved through enlightened taxpayers.

He further said the Authority will soon be signing MoUs with other media institutions in the country.

And ZNBC Director General Malolela Lusambo urged other Corporate entities to emulate ZRA in ensuring their events, like press briefings, are televised for maximum dissemination.

Mr. Lusambo said Taxpayers need to know that through tax compliance, they are able to access public services.

He added that radio one had the biggest listeners in the country because it reaches all parts of the country in local languages.

By working together with the media, ZRA can foster compliance for national development.

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