Supporting the Policy Enabling Environment for Development

Increasing Tax Registration

Improved understanding of the revised tax code and the tax exemptions for eligible smallholders will eliminate a constraint to tax registration for smallholders and the often-informal buyers (such as traders, farmer associations and cooperatives) that do business with them. The revised code would require informal traders and farmer organizations to register with the AT, document and verify their suppliers, and pay taxes on their income. However, it would eliminate the burden of the Autonomous Tax
SPEED+ will support registration of smallholders and informal buyers by supporting AT staff to develop training modules, training of trainers, and implementation at provincial and district level. SPEED+ will also support AT to disseminate information about the importance of registration and paying taxes using local community radio broadcast messages, pamphlets, leaflets and theater in local languages.