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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Why is the Mauritius Revenue Authority (MRA) launching the Stop Drug Platform?
The MRA is committed to the fight against drugs and illicit trade. In this view, the Stop Drug Platform shows, on one hand, MRA’s dedication to eradicate this social evil and, on the other, to amplify its combat against drugs.
I have information with regards to drug trafficking. Can I share this information to the MRA?
Information relating to drugs/narcotics trafficking and smuggling may be sent to the MRA ANONYMOUSLY through
- the Stop Drug Platform on MRA’s website,
- Free Call: 8958
Do I have to give my name and contacts when I denounce drug trafficking?
It is optional. You do not necessarily have to give your name or contacts. The MRA will impartially investigate all information that is submitted.
Will my name and contacts be made public?
The MRA guarantees the confidentiality of all informants. All information submitted will be strictly confidential and will not be shared to other stakeholders.
What is the track record of the MRA?
Over the past 3 years, the MRA has intercepted drugs worth half a billion of rupees.
The MRA has also won awards at different levels, namely the HR Champion of the HR Excellence Award 2013, the HR Excellence in Strategic HRM Award, the HR Excellence in Employer of Choice Award, the Special Jury HR Excellence Award and the Strategic HRM Award. In 2010, the MRA won the Best Anti-Corruption Framework Award.
On the regional level, the MRA was awarded the African Tax Administration Forum (ATAF) Innovation Award for the VAT Lucky Draw in 2015, the Best Stamp Programme and the Best Design Award at the Tax Stamp Forum in 2013 and 2014 respectively.