Professor Amon Murwira has endorsed the controversial two percent tax per every
electronically-transacted dollar as recently pronounced by his Finance
counterpart Professor Mthuli Ncube, likening the country’s dire economic
situation to a canoe that everybody had to paddle.
adding it would take a collective approach to resuscitate it back to its glory
so that we stay afloat. We cannot sink because of one person (who does not want
to pay the tax) and we each have to play our part.
also sleeps. The reason why many people cried because of the two percent tax is
because they have not been contributing towards nation-building.
part of the measures to make this country get back onto its feet. You cannot
demand good services when you are not paying,” said Murwira.
is being done in the country saying other countries world over were doing it.
serious crime which can get you locked up for a long time. Many people have not
been paying their taxes and there is no room for that in the new dispensation,”
so that they could bring in the much-needed foreign currency since the Reserve
Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) was literally empty.
forex which they did not deposit. Where do you expect the bank to get the forex
from if you are not bringing it in?
those outside markets. We do not want the situation where people get into the
business of selling money like what we are experiencing across the country,”
various sectors of the economy even within the ruling party where Ncube is
accused of not consulting.
has come out guns blazing saying the tax was not only illegal but pure daylight