The business community’s grievance over the fairness of the daily income assessment has been mounting ever since it came into effect some weeks ago leading to the lodging of a slew of complaints to the tax authorities.
The erosion of public trust in the government gives rise to the kind of bloody unrest that roiled Ethiopia for the best part of 2016. The government’s abject failure to listen to the public, which it admits to be the ultimate repository of power, seriously jeopardized its tenure and subjected the country to a horrifying destruction.
Ethiopia is a country which is blessed on many fronts. A nation of some 100 million people, Ethiopia has a unique and rich history and offers untapped resources, a vast domestic market, countless tourist attractions and a large, young workforce that can do wonders under the right conditions.
Ever since its establishment the Office of the Federal Auditor General has been submitting annual reports to Parliament on the audit it undertakes into the accounts of ministries and other agencies of the federal government.