Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Assistant Tax Officers at TRA


Purpose of the Job
 To conduct desk/field audits and report to Tax Auditors.
 To collect Government revenue and implement enforcement      procedures.

Major Activities of the Job

(i)        Conduct desk and field audits on presumption cases and other relevant areas.

(ii)       Assist in the preparation of action plans on a weekly and monthly basis.

(iii)      Conduct physical survey and Block management.

(iv)     Prepare weekly/monthly/quarterly/semi-annual and annual reports on assessments

(v)      Conduct interviews for new taxpayers.

(vi)     Verify assessments manually or by using a computer.

(vii)    Prepare the tax positions for all taxpayers and arrears list.

(viii)   Conduct face vetting of application for tax exemptions/relief forms, refunds and tax returns.

(ix)     Process additional taxes and interest certificates.

(x)      Prepare demand letters to tax defaulters and impose collection penalties and follow up payments.

(xi)     Vetting of motor vehicle registration documents.

(xii)    Renew annual motor vehicle licences, transfers of ownership motor vehicles and issue driving license.

(xiii)   Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Job Requirements


(i)        First Degree or Advanced Diploma in Accountancy, Commerce, Finance, Business Administration, Tax Management, or its equivalent from a recognized Institution/University

(ii)       Age Limit: Not above thirty (30) years.

(iii)      Post Graduate studies in Taxation or its equivalent from a recognised higher learning Institution will be added advantage.

Key Competencies 

(i)        Leadership and Team Building

(ii)       Strategic Focus and Managing Change

(iii)      Managing Performance and Accountability

(iv)     Problem Solving and Decision Making

(v)      Integrity


Applicants MUST be ready to work anywhere in the United Republic of Tanzania.


An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidates.


The application should be submitted online by 20th April, 2014. Applicants who will not be contacted should regard themselves unsuccessful.


All applicants are required to properly fill in the application form provided in the system. Please be informed that shortlisting is a machinery process done through the Human resources Information System. Failure to fill in all the fields properly may lead to disqualification.

For assistance on how to fill in the Job  Application Form please make use of on line  “HELP”  available under the Application Form or dial TRA Call Centre Tel: 0800110016 (TTCL & Vodacom), 0786 800000 (AIRTEL) , 0713800333 (TIGO) from 0800 to 1700 Hours Monday to Friday. These are Toll free numbers.

Click here to Apply online