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Public Consultation on Income Tax Continues
The Revenue Review Committee wishes to inform the General public that there will be another General Public Session Next week Thursday 20th of October 2016 at the National Convention Centre. The Presentation will commence at 9:30am and include plenty of time for Question and Answers.
Our aim is to inform you about
the proposal and help you understand how it will impact you and our country. The Revenue Review Committee invites the General Public to attend. This is another opportunity for the general public to come along and learn more about this important issue. It’s vitally important for everyone to note that the revenue review is at the consultation stage and we need your submissions and comments. Members of the General public are encouraged to provide their views so that the committee can consider them when preparing the final report to the national government for further consideration.
The Revenue Review Secretariat also wishes to confirm that during the last 3 weeks, consultations have reached the following audience: Vanuatu Economic Society, General Public Servants of the Government, Government Leader of Opposition, Director Generals, Directors, Government State Ministers - (SANMA Province - Port Vila Community); the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu, Port Vila General Public, Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Executive Team and the Media Association blong Vanuatu. In SANMA Province members of the committee consulted SANMA citizens on SANMA Day Celebrations in Santo and Malo) and the Santo Department of Customs and Inland Revenue Officers.
The Review Committee thanks members of the general public at large for all their constructive comments and criticisms so far in all public forums and media platforms. In the upcoming weeks, the Vanuatu Revenue Committee will continue with its public consultations programs to other important sectors including major villages on Efate Island, the Banks and Financial Institutions, Lawyers and Accountants, key government ministries and sectors under their respective jurisdictions. Logistics for these meetings are being arranged with key people such as Chiefs, Association Secretaries and Managers so that they can get their people and clients informed on the proposed reforms. Consultations are planned to roll out to other provinces in early November 2016. The Revenue Review committee encourages everyone to visit their webpage on www.revenuereview.gov.vu should they wish to make a submission.