Seychelles Revenue Commission; towards more efficiency and better delivery of services.
January 23, 2017
Monday 23rd January 2017, VICTORIA, SEYCHELLES: As a continuation of his induction visits in the Ministry of Finance, Trade and Economic Planning and all departments and agencies, Dr. Peter Larose, the Minster for Finance, Trade and Economic Planning and other senior officers will be visiting the Customs Sea Port Department and the Airport on Tuesday 24th January 2017 from 9.00a.m to 1.00p.m.
The aim of the visit is to familiarize himself with the different departments and agencies under the portfolio of the Ministry of Finance, Trade and Economic Planning as well as interact with staff members.
In his budget address, Dr. Larose stated that the Seychelles Revenue Commission, SRC, plays a very important role in our revenue collection capacity and with a view of greater efficiency SRC will be re-organized in 2017.
Minister Larose said that SRC will be equipped with modern information technology infrastructure and additional manpower to offer the highest quality of services to the public.
The information technology system will facilitate electronic settlement of fees, trades tax, VAT and efficient clearance of goods at the Airport and Commercial Port. The time spent by importers to comply with all the import documentation will be reduced considerably. This move will allow them to reduce the cost of goods for the benefit consumers.
This visit is the initial step towards improving the standards and services offered for better accountability, governance and transparency.
The media is welcome to cover the event
Public & Media Relations Consultant
Ministry of Finance, Trade & Economic Planning