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Ramjattan, Harmon deny assuring Sattaur of job continuity

Two senior members of the APNU+AFC Administration have denied having assured outgoing Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) of continuity in his post at the tax agency. Khursid Sattaur in a statement to the media on Thursday afternoon declared that his dismissal was contrary to assurances given to him by the Minister of State, Joseph Harmon and Minister ...

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GRA’s Sattaur denies disclosure of tax info, possession of data; says was assisting an embassy with internal probe

Outgoing Chairman of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Kurshid Sattaur Friday denied that he disclosed taxpayer information in breach of the code of conduct and that he had a safe containing taxpayer data at his home. Reacting to claims by GRA Chairman, Rawle Lucas earlier in the day, he emphasised that he never revealed taxpayer information to anyone. “Those are ...

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GRA’s Sattaur fired because he disclosed taxpayer’s info, had data safe at home- Lucas

The Chairman of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA), Rawle Lucas says outgoing Commissioner General, Kurshid Sattaur was fired because he breached taxpayer confidentiality ahead of last year’s general elections. But Sattaur Friday denied revealing taxpayer data, saying that he had been cooperating with an Ambassador concerning alleged improprieties by an embassy staff. “Mr. Lucas has misrepresented significantly what I said to ...

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Kurshid Sattaur to be axed

The Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) Thursday decided to fire Commissioner General, Kurshid Sattaur, the tax collection agency said in a brief statement. At its 171st meeting held today, January 21, 2016, the Governing Board of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) took a unanimous decision to terminate the relationship between Commissioner General Mr. Khurshid Sattaur and the Revenue Authority. This decision ...

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Police force issues “stop” guidelines for plainclothes, traffic ranks after Sattaur case

Days after the son of the Commissioner General of the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) complained bitterly that he was being trailed by someone in a heavily tinted unmarked vehicle who later turned out to be a traffic policewoman, the Guyana Police Force Thursday announced guidelines for stop and search. The GRA boss’ son, 19-year old Fiyad  Sattaur, Wednesday pleaded guilty ...

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Private Sector concerned about search and seizure at GRA Commissioner’s home

The Private Sector Commission says it concerned about media reports of the recent search, by officials of the Guyana Revenue Authority, of the home of the Commissioner General of the agency, Mr. Khurshid Sattaur, and the seizure of various items belonging to the GRA. Following is the remainder of the statement The Commission is both perturbed and concerned at this treatment ...

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