Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

Zambia

Country engagements

In 2012, a team of Ministry of Finance from Zambia tax policy and tax authority dvisions visited WHO to discuss the Zambian tobacco tax system and issues surrounding excise tax implementation and administration. This mission was a part of WHO Gates Project in Africa and WHO’s ongoing collaborations with Ministry of Finances in the globe. During the visit, tax experts from WHO and Ministry of Finance colleagues discussed on the areas of improving current excise tax system in order to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the tax system and also increase the tax compliance through better implementation and administration.

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