Gov’t introduces new Form 15 to improve revenue collection

By Bullen Bala Alexander

The government has introduced a unique receipt known as new Form 15 to collect the revenue, the form introduces new security codes to curb malpractices more especially from traffic police who extorted money from public but doesn’t remit to government chest.

The new form 15 receipt is meant to improve revenue collection in the country. The National Revenue Authority (NRA) developed this new form 15 and handed over to traffic police on Monday by the Acting Commissioner of Revenue Authority and he warned traffic officers on duty for cheating.

Maj. Gen. Kon John Akot, the director for South Sudan traffic Police service said the new form receipts bears three logos, traffic police, police and NRA. The new system will be issuing officers on duty identification tags, according to,

In an exclusive interview with Juba Monitor Gen. Akot said the new form fifteen (15) would help to reduce rampant misconducts amongst the traffic officers in the country.

 “The new form fifteen (15) handed to us as traffic police in the country is going to help our publics (Citizens) from being cheated by some of our officers,” said Akot.

Akot said only officers on duty would carry forms which has all the recognized institutional logos and number tags for traffic officers.

He urges public not to pay any money to traffic police who are not on duty, adding that the officers on duty would be identified with tags and new form.

“It is not only going to help the citizen in the country but it would also help the government to improve revenue collection,” he added.             

Over the months traffic police have been accused of malpractices including issuing the fake receipts or even taking money from drivers without issuing receipts.

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