Ministry of Revenue and Customs

Tonga celebrates Tax Week

He spoke at the annual event at the Taufa’ahau Domestic Wharf and called for the Ministry staff to carry out their work responsibly, work together and form a partnership with tax payers and the people of Tonga to build Tonga.

The event included performances by school students and employees from the Ministry of Revenue and Customs.

The Ministry of Revenue and Customs is running competitions (poem, quiz, short video and jingle) for the public and schools as part of the Tax Week.

Custom boss apologises as corruption complaint laid against staff at airport

Bloomfield said the complaint could have been resolved quickly if the complainant had spoken to the officer in charge of the airport so they could work directly with him there and with those who were involved.

Bloomfield said it was difficult to investigate the allegation without any concrete evidence although the Ministry would look at the complaint if its office received any solid information.