Talking in an interview with QTV on his program ‘State of Affairs’, Mr. Darbo mentioned that among the many improvements is digitization which has made it simpler and helped the GRA to gather the required income for the federal government.
He additionally talked about the effectivity and professionalism of his workers within the discharge of their work, at all times saying Relevant to count on it. CG Darbo additionally spoke at size on the roles and mandates of the Gambia Income Authority in nationwide growth.
“No matter we acquire each month, on the degree of the GRA, we make sure that it’s in sync with the Ministry of Finance and Financial Affairs”.
CG Darbo additionally recalled that the GRA was established in 2004 by an Act of Parliament to gather income on behalf of the federal government for nationwide growth.
Talking on a spread of points, Mr. Darbo mentioned the position and mandate of the GRA is completely different from that of the regional councils. Nonetheless, he mentioned, there are areas the place they’ll collaborate and complement one another’s efforts in one of the best curiosity of nationwide growth.
In line with CG Darbo, GRA has effectively skilled and skilled workers which helps the authority to carry out comparatively effectively in mobilizing the required income from the federal government for nationwide growth.
“As I discussed earlier, the Gambia is a tax-based economic system, so we want an establishment that has expert and productive workers.”
He equally linked the success that’s registering the GRA to the results of the expert workforce arrange by the authority.
He additionally lauded the federal government for its sensible concepts in increase the GRA. He mentioned it was two entities (Customs and …….)
He mentioned that the Authority (GRA) has been very efficient in service supply and efficiency.
Final 12 months, GRA was capable of meet its annual income goal (D12.5 billion) regardless of a number of challenges.
He said that this was on account of environment friendly and modern new mechanisms put in place by the administration of the Gambia Income Authority.
In line with CG Darbo, this 12 months’s annual income goal for GRA is D13.5 billion and GRA will strive very arduous to make sure that it meets the goal set for 2022.