The Gambia Revenue Authority (GRA) is the merger of the Customs & Excise Department and the Central Revenue Department (Income Tax Department) now called Domestic Taxes Department, which used to be civil service institutions since independence. The GRA which was established by an Act of the National Assembly; the GRA Act 2004. The Authority was set up purposely to enhance efficiency in tax administration so as to harmonize and optimize revenue collection and encourage and improve compliance by taxpayers as well as enhance service delivery.
Since its first year of operations in 2007, the Authority has been performing exceedingly well in revenue collection. The revenues that GRA collects are used to service government operations such as payment of salaries for civil servants, contribute to debt servicing, and provide counterpart payments for development projects as well as other activities and operations of the government.
OUR CORPORATE VISION
To be a highly efficient revenue administration that enhances national growth and development.
OUR CORPORATE MISSION
To promptly assess, collect and account for revenues legally due to government in a fair and transparent manner; provide quality customer service and promote voluntary compliance; be an efficient and capable organization with an adequate number of well trained and motivated staff; promote and strengthen bilateral and other stakeholders’ interests; enhance revenue collection through the use of efficient and effective IT systems.
OUR CORPORATE CORE VALUES
OUR CORPORATE SLOGAN
GRA- Collecting Revenue for National Development