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About IRD
To be a dynamic and reputable institution excelling in fiscal and financial management.
To administer the tax laws in an efficient and effective manner to maximize State Revenue from internal taxation sources.
  • Encourage and achieve the highest possible of voluntary compliance in accordance with the tax laws and regulations.
  • Advice the public of their rights and responsibilities.
  • Determine the extent of compliance and the causes of non-compliance.
  • Do all things required for the proper administration and enforcement of the tax laws.
  • Continually search for and implement new, more efficient and effective ways to accomplish this role.
  • Broaden and expand the tax base in all areas of taxation, especially in the area of indirect taxes.
  • Strengthen the compliance function through enforcement and decentralization.
  • Introduce and develop tax policies and legislation which are conducive to revenue optimization and which takes cognizance of tax impacts on national savings and investments and sustainable growth.
  • To improve taxpayers knowledge of the tax system and procedures.
  • To educate and assist taxpayers and their advisors to understand their obligations and entitlements.
  • To foster a culture of voluntary compliance, thus contributing to closing the tax gap and maximising revenue collection.
  • To improve public awareness of revenue administration and benefits thereof.
  • To maintain ongoing engagement and contact with the taxpayers and other stakeholders.