Rwanda Revenue Authority

RRA continues to collect VAT on sanitary pads despite waiver

In early December 2019, the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion announced the scrapping of Value Added Tax scrap on sanitary pads. The move was widely welcomed as it was meant to facilitate affordability and accessibility of the pads. Moving to the right direction,from now onwards, the...

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 5:24pm

RRA warns of hefty penalties that await property tax defaulters

As part of Rwanda Revenue Authority’s efforts to ensure compliance in property tax registration, declaration and payment, authorities have warned of heavy fines against tax defaulters. The warning follows an extension of the deadline for declaration and payment for property tax to January...

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 12:05am

RRA surpasses half year revenue target

Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) is aiming at collecting Rwf1.373 trillion by June this year, a target that is supported by better economic outlook, according to official data released yesterday. The taxman is already past the half way mark towards its revenue target having collected Rwf666 billion...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 9:45am

RRA begins crackdown on EBM defaulters

Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA), yesterday, started a countrywide operation to curb misuse of Electronic Billing Machines (EBMs). The operation started in Kigali city. According to RRA officials who were part of the exercise, the goal is twofold; recovery of money lost through the misuse of the...

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 5:01am

Billing machines slash tax payment process by 89 per cent

The use of Electronic Billing Machines (EBMs) reduced the time it takes to file Value Added Tax (VAT) returns from 45 hours down to five hours, Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) said yesterday. This means it currently takes only five hours a year to settle tax obligations for all VAT-registered...

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 6:42pm

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