LRA Benefits From USAID
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Project for Revenue Generation for Governance and Growth (RG3)/RG3 Project has donated sets of information technology (IT) equipment to the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA).
The equipment areintended to augment the capacity of the LRA data center, including its IT infrastructure.Making the presentation at the headquarters of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) on Thursday February 21, 2019, USAID Liberia’s, Good Governance Team Lead, Laura Garnett said, the donation was part of efforts in supporting the work of the LRA to enhance its tax collection and domestic resource mobilization program.
LRA Commissioner General, Thomas Doe Nah thanked USAID-Liberia & RG3 for their contribution, adding that the equipment will help improve LRA’s operation in serving the people of Liberia better.
Also speaking, was RG3 Project Chief of Party, Alexander Kitain, who added that the LRA has made significant progress in improving tax policies and procedures through its services rendered to taxpayers.
Mr. Kitain named the launch of the e-filling payment platform, and the mobile money tax payment service amongst others as key achievements of the RG3 partnership with the LRA.
Items donated include, six pieces of 10 generation servers, an ASA firewall, and others valued at 180-thousand United States Dollars.
USAID-Liberia, through its RG3 Project has been working with the LRA to facilitate its tax modernization processes and activities.