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Small Business Taxpayers Department
This department is responsible for matters related to the collection of taxes and promoting compliance from small business taxpayers.
Our role and responsibilities
- Administer, manage and monitor the issue of assessments, collection of revenues and maintenance of data in relation to small business taxpayers
- Manage and monitor the registration of small business taxpayers
- Administer and enforce laws in order to collect tax due from small business taxpayers and ensure that appropriate sanctions, penalties and other legal measures are applied against taxpayers that do not comply
- Design, develop and implement compliance strategies to ensure the proper amount of revenue is collected equitably, and encourage and foster a high level of voluntary compliance from small business taxpayers
- Provide small business taxpayers with timely and accurate advice and information in relation to the domestic tax laws and regulations
- Research the taxpayer base to understand compliance in this segment and to identify risks of non-compliance with the revenue laws and the level of that risk
- Help prepare and periodically update tax guides, forms and returns in consultation with the National Director and ensure they are regularly distributed to small business taxpayers
- Provide legal interpretation and explanation of the domestic revenue laws as well as initiate proposals for public rulings within the boundaries established by the Department of Legal Counsel
- Maintain detailed records for the different types of domestic tax, and reconcile these records with SIGTAS and Treasury regularly, and
- Contribute to annual operations reports and provide relevant reports, statistics and analysis as required.
⇒ Profile: Head of Department of Small Business Taxpayers