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Blessed relief

Blessed relief

FINANCE MINISTER: Peggy Serame

Taxpayers advised cash in on six-month Tax amnesty

With bad news seemingly all around us, the Minister of Finance and Economic Development has provided some much-needed relief, throwing a potential life-jacket to taxpayers drowning in debt.

In return for clearing their principal debts before the end of the year, taxpayers will be given a waiver on most interest and penalties due to the Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS).

The executive order, officially signed by Finance Minister, Peggy Serame on 8 June, is the first of its kind in Botswana for 15 years.

The six-month amnesty...

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