The Liberia Revenue Authority has launched two new mobile applications to enhance compliance with tax payments and strengthen supervision and accountability among its staff.
The House of Representatives has finally passed the draft 2019/2020 national budget. The representatives took the decision on Tuesday during their regular session and have forwarded the document to the Senate for concurrence.
A salary cut is a reduction or decrease in one’s pay or income. It is also called salary deduction or wage cut. Meanwhile, a salary harmonization simply means equal work for equal pay across government or the same position for the same salary. Salary harmonization mainly focuses on equity on the pay scale or bridging salary disparities or imbalances.
As staff at Tubman University have expressed their displeasure with the government’s salary harmonization policy, the university’s president, Elliot Wreh-Wilson, says the move is beyond the government’s control.
President George Weah has issued an executive order suspending tariffs on 40 agriculture products and machinery as of Wednesday, August 14.
Members of a joint legislative committee are meeting today on the third day of hearing into the draft budget to determine the abilities of government agencies to generate the local revenue component of the over US$532 million proposed for the 2019 fiscal year.
Legislative scrutiny of the draft 2019 budget will finally kick off on Wednesday, July 30 after a period of delay following the official submission by the Executive Branch.
The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission has confirmed requesting Abu Kamara, the Coalition for Democratic Change candidate in Montserrado’s 15th district by-election, to restitute more than US$9,000 he defrauded the government.