Tax Payers’ Attitude and Compliance Behavior among Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Botswana

Nugi Nkwe

Abstract


In the framework of this study, an attempt to identify the level of taxpayers’ attitudes and tax compliance behaviour towards tax systems, to identify factors which influence taxpayers’ attitudes, to establish relationship between attitudes and tax compliance behaviour and to recommend ways that may contribute to development of enhanced taxpayers’ attitudes and compliance behaviour among Small Medium Enterprises in Botswana. This research was a survey whose data is collected from two hundred taxpayers in Small Medium Enterprises. After the data was collected, it was analyzed using descriptive statistics then summarized and presented using statistical tools. From the findings, the conclusionis that taxpayer’ attitudes do affect their compliance behaviour and recommendations weremade to try andhelp these SMEs.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/bmh.v1i1.3486

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