Project: Tonga - Customs Management & Operational Review

Sub-Project:

Customs Office Review

Country:

Tonga

Role:

Customs Advisor

Funding Agency:

AusAid

In-Country Agency:

Ministry of Finance

Date:

September-2006

Duration (months):

3

Consultants:

Lloyd Powell

Comments:

Review estimates of customs revenue and estimate leakages.
Review customs processes and compliance with processes to enable recommendations on improved compliance to be made. Seek out non-compliance cases and proceed with immediate prosecutions to signal government intent to resolve customs leakages.