Articles tagged 'zimra'

Zimra sued for 'evading tax' 12 October 2018 HARARE - They are mandated by an Act of Parliament to clamp down on tax evasion but the script appears to have changed as Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has been dragged before the High Court for evading whistle blower tax. A Harare man is demanding 10 percent of $18 million recovered from...
Taxman in voluntary compliance 29 September 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is strengthening voluntary compliance measures in order to tackle rampant tax evasion, the tax collector's chief Faith Mazani, has said. This comes as the issue of tax corruption and evasion has become complex countrywide with experts likening it...
Ex-Zimra boss sued over $129 000 debt 25 September 2018 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) Commissioner General Gershem Pasi has been dragged to the High Court over a $129 000 debt he allegedly owes African Banking Corporation of Zimbabwe (BankABC). According to High Court papers, Pasi was extended a $250 000 loan by the bank in Jan...
Zimplats gets $9,6m tax relief 22 September 2018 HARARE - PGMs producer Zimplats Holdings (Zimplats) has been granted a $9,6million tax reversal judgment in a customs duty case against the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority  The country’s largest platinum miner had filed a suit with the High Court of Zimbabwe challenging the validity of the tax bill...
Zimra official up for raping niece 22 September 2018 HARARE - A Zimbabwe Revenue Authority employee has been hauled before the courts for allegedly raping his 13-year-old niece. David Kachembere, 62, appeared before Harare magistrate Rumbidzayi Mugwagwa. He was remanded in custody and advised to apply for bail at the High Court because he fac...
Zimra to conduct rummage sale 21 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is set to conduct a rummage sale auction of forfeited and uncleared motor vehicles and goods at Forbes Border Post, Mt Selinda and Mutare Customs House next Wednesday. This comes a few months after the authority's Commissioner-General, Faith Mazani, ...
Zimra responds to Zacc investigations 7 September 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) says it will take action against its employee Charles Juare, who has been implicated in a bribery storm, only after the investigations by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Committee (Zaac) are complete. Speaking in an interview with the Daily News, after ...
Zimra descends on tax defaulters 28 August 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has launched an operation targeting companies and individuals that have defaulted on their tax obligations. This comes as the national tax collector’s July gross collections increased by 20,80 percent to $406,13 million from its monthly target of...
Zimra relocates Gweru offices 14 August 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has advised its clients of disruptions in normal service delivery during relocation of their Gweru offices. Initially Zimra Gweru offices were located at the city’s government complex and will now be moving into Megawatt complex. “Zimra Gweru ...
Zimra conducts Customs Rummage Sale 6 August 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is set to auction confiscated goods and those seized for flouting various customs regulations next week. This comes after the Authority’s Commissioner-General Faith Mazani ordered a rummage sale to be held for the Bulawayo Ports at the Zimbabwe Inter...
Zimra board's tenure extended 20 July 2018 HARARE - The tenure of office for the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has been extended by six months following its expiry in June 2018. This was revealed by the Zimra board chair, Willia Bonyongwe, in a revenue performance report for the first half of the year ended June 30, 2018. “…The...
HCC shortlists sacked Zimra boss for town clerk post 17 July 2018 HARARE - The Harare City Council has shortlisted a man fired from State tax agency Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) over a $300 000 import scam for the town clerk position. Sacked former Zimra finance director Robert Mangwiro has been shortlisted for the top post together with acting town cl...
Zimra opens branch in Marondera 4 July 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has opened a branch in Marondera. In a notice issued yesterday, the tax authority said the branch is only meant for functions to do with domestic taxes. “Zimra would like to advise its valued clients and stakeholders that we opened an office i...
Zimra calls for Income Tax returns 28 June 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) says the window is still open for the submission of Income Tax Returns, critical for the issuance of tax clearance certificates. Zimra had earlier indicated that the deadline for the submission of the Income Tax Returns was April 30. But in a ...
Zimra resolves impasse with workers 28 June 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) Commissioner-General Faith Mazani has said the tax agency has come to an agreement with workers who had threatened to besiege Zimra head office last week Friday. The Zimra workers had stated that they were going to stage a demonstration outside the Z...
Zimra auctions confiscated goods 19 June 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is set to auction confiscated goods and those seized for flouting various customs regulations, with the proceeds set to go towards the fiscus. This comes after the Authority’s commissioner general Faith Mazani ordered rummage sales to be held bet...
Employers abusing PAYE 12 June 2018 HARARE - In the face of a declining economy, local companies are diverting workers' employment tax (PAYE) due to the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) and converting it to support their own cash-flows and overhead expenses, it has emerged. Companies, by virtue of the law, act as agents and ar...
Be smart; Zimra counsels govt 11 June 2018 HARARE - In line with its new economic thinking, government must have checks and balances in place to guard against unscrupulous investors who may want to take advantage of its “Zimbabwe is open for Business” mantra. This was said by the commissioner-general of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (...
New Zimra boss exposes govt rot 10 June 2018 HARARE - The newly-appointed commissioner-general of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has blew the whistle on civil servants from the other arms of government who are working in cahoots to deprive the fiscus of the much-needed tax revenue. Zimra boss, Faith Mazani, told parliamentarians ...
Inspector rules out cracks at Kurima house 8 June 2018 HARARE - An inspector who probed a reported crack in the wall of the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) head office extension at Kurima House has ruled out structural problems, a spokesperson has said. Zimra employees were on Wednesday forced to evacuate the office after a false alarm that the...
ED arm-twists Zimra on duty 7 June 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF campaign material worth millions of dollars is being imported into Zimbabwe without paying duty at a time the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is struggling to meet its collection targets and the country's economy is on its knees. The revelations were made during a question ...
Mnangagwa arm-twists Zimra on duty 7 June 2018 HARARE - ZANU PF campaign material worth millions of dollars is being imported into Zimbabwe without paying duty at a time the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) is struggling to meet its collection targets and the country's economy is on its knees. See more details in today's paper. [Adz]
HCCL boss up for conniving with Zimra officer 1 June 2018 HARARE - A Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) officer reportedly connived with Hwange Colliery Company Limited (HCCL) corporate secretary to conceal vehicle registration details of a car that was supposed to be in neighbouring South Africa. The Zimra officer, Kenedi Ganyiwa, aged 57, appeared ...
Zimra surpasses April target 15 May 2018 HARARE - National tax collector, the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra), yesterday said it surpassed its April target by 6,14 percent due to significant improvement in revenue collections.  “Gross collections for the month amounted to $361,88 million, which translates to 9,18 percent above the...
Zimra worker in court over $2m fraud 9 May 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (Zimra) has dragged an employee to court over a potential prejudice of $2 million after he illegally accessed the institution's paynet server while on sick leave. Stephen Moreka, 38, appeared before Harare magistrate Victoria Mashambe charged with contra...