Responding to COVID-19: insight, support and guidance
CIPFA is supporting the Botswana Unified Revenue Service (BURS) to help enable them to make a smooth transition from the modified cash accounting basis that is currently in use, to the accruals basis of accounting.
CIPFA’s experts have carried out a scoping study on the migration from cash to accrual basis of accounting, produce a detailed report of findings and recommendations that would be used during the implementation process and provide technical support on the migration process. Pertinent issues will be covered such as:
In March 2020 BURS staff have visited the UK for a study tour. The team visited three main UK government entities: HMRC, National Audit Office (the supreme audit institute for UK) and HM Treasury (the equivalent of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development).