Ethiopia Embarks on Polish Assistance to Bolster Tax Revenues

Jul 8 , 2023


Poland pledges to assist Ethiopia with effective and equitable tax collection through its "tax solidarity program". State Minister for Finance, Semereta Sewasew, and Przemyslaw Bobak, ambassador of Poland to Ethiopia signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) last week at an event held at the Ministry headquarters on King George Street. According to the Ministry of Finance officials, the program will support the administration, collection and digitization of the tax system as the country aspires to broaden its tax base and collect 440.8 billion Br in revenues in the next fiscal year. Tax solidarity is a program under the Polish Ministry of Finance that aims to support the efforts of developing countries to make their tax systems equitable and efficient. It aims to build the capacity of government tax and revenue collection through training in a span of three years.


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