The Assessments of the Impacts of Tourism growth to revenue collections in Zanzibar

Werema , Stephen M (2015) The Assessments of the Impacts of Tourism growth to revenue collections in Zanzibar. Masters thesis, The Open University Of Tanzania.

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Abstract

This study investigated the impacts of tourism growth to revenue collection in Zanzibar. It was conducted in Zanzibar Revenue Board (ZRB). The objectives of the study were; to examine the growth rate of Tourism in Zanzibar, to determine the effectiveness of tourism revenue collection, to determine the relationship between tourism growth and revenue collection and to identify the challenges facing tourism revenue collection in Zanzibar. The study used case study design where both random and purposive sampling method was used. Questionnaires and structured interviews were employed to gather raw data from the respondents. Secondary data from ZRB and was also be used. The data was analyzed using Microsoft excel package and SPSS on a personal computer. Correlation and regression analysis done to determine the relationships of the variables The study found out that growth in tourism increased revenue collection, ZRB employees are committed and corruption free and that there was significant relationship between tourism growth and revenue collection. Also the study found out challenges were the major one was lack of voluntary compliance by revenue payers. The study recommended ZRB top management should change their mind set of not emphasizing revenue payment. They should bear in mind that revenue collection from tourism sources increases revenue collection and in turn increases economic development in our country.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 600 Technology > 658 Gerneral management
Divisions: Faculty of Business Management > Department of Leadership and Governance
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 10:37
Last Modified: 13 Jul 2016 10:37
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1262

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