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LRA Trains Tax Auditors

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MONROVIA: The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) Domestic Tax Department has successfully concluded a week-long training program aimed at enhancing the capabilities and knowledge of its tax auditors. The training covered key topics such as filing procedures, payment processes, penalties, and enforcement actions, among others.

LRA press release issued on March 24, 2024, said Tax auditors from various sections and divisions within the Domestic Tax Department participated in the comprehensive training, which focused on equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge to stay updated on current trends in tax auditing and accounting.

At the closing ceremony, LRA Commissioner General James Dorbor Jallah encouraged the tax auditors to embrace continuous learning to enrich their skill sets and expand their job knowledge. He stressed the importance of their role in fostering revenue growth and urged them to carry out their duties with diligence and integrity.

“Let me encourage you to take interest in learning as it is an essential tool for growth and self-development. And for the work you do as tax auditors, enhancing your skill set becomes a necessary requirement which I urge you to always do.”

Commissioner General Jallah emphasized that enhancing the skills of tax auditors is crucial for improving work output and ensuring better service delivery to taxpayers. He commended the tax
auditors for their commitment to their responsibilities and assured them of the LRA’s support in providing the necessary tools to enhance their effectiveness.

Assistant Commissioner Medium Tax Division Sebastain A. Weah, in an earlier statement, highlighted the proactive engagement with tax auditors as part of the organization’s dedication to fostering continuous improvement among its staff.

This commitment is aimed at ensuring optimal performance in revenue collection and domestic resource mobilization efforts.

The LRA remains committed to advancing staff capacities and knowledge expansion, contributing to
the overall growth in domestic resource mobilization and improving taxpayers’ experience.

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