The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) in collaboration with Lonestar Cell MTN, USAID Revenue Generation for Governance and Growth Project (RG3) and the United Bank for Africa (UBA), will officially launch the Lonestar Cell MTN Mobile Tax Payment Service on Friday, June 8th.
According to a press release, the Minister of Finance and Development Planning Samuel Tweah, Jr. and taxpayers will participate in the demonstration of the official launch at the headquarters of the LRA in Paynesville City, outside Monrovia.
The platform is expected to facilitate easy payment of all taxes and fees by reducing the burden on taxpayers who cover long distances to pay taxes with an easily accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week service, according to the release.
The Lonestar Cell MTN Mobile Tax Payment Service will cover tax collections, including Business Income Tax (2%, 4%), Corporate Income Tax, Personal Income Tax, Excise Tax, Goods and Service Tax, Withholding and Real Estate Tax, respectively.
The platform will also be used to pay non-tax fees for Birth, Marriage, Travel Clearance, Fire Safety and Business Registration Renewal Certificates. Press Release