Mobile-enabled Tax Payment in Rwanda

mdeclarationFor the International Finance Corporation’s Investment Climate Advisory Services’s ICT Team, Moonshot Global assisted the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) in the design and development of m-Declaration, a USSD mobile application that facilitates calculating and paying turnover taxes for micro and small businesses. The application, which was launched in October 2013 led to 14,000 tax declarations in last quarter of 2014 and over 13 million USD in taxes collected. Benefits to the taxpayer include reduces compliance cost and time and removes opportunity for abuse.

Read more about the mobile application at AllAfrica.com.