M&CC, GTT partner for payment of rates, taxes through Mobile Money app

Representatives of the Mayor and City Council and the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company, at the launch of the mobile money payment platform for rates and taxes. (From left): Public Relations Officer of the M&CC Debra Lewis; IT Manager of the M&CC Adunni Christian; Deputy Town Clerk Sharon Harry; Vice Chairman of Retail Operations at GTT Tracey Smith; Mobile Money Specialist Kester Abrams and GTT’s Public Relations Officer Allison Parker.

The Mayor and City Council (M&CC), through a partnership with GTT, on Tuesday launched its Mobile Money payment platform, which now allows rate payers to pay rates and taxes using the application.

The service is available to users of both GTT and Digicel, and only requires rate payers to be familiar with their account number, which can be found on their receipts and demand notices, or accessed through the M&CC’s office.

“As long as you have a cellphone that means you have access and the ability to pay your rates and tax. What you need is your property number or account number and that number will allow you to make the payment so that when city council sees that on the mobile money platform, we know who to assign the money to,” Adunni Christian, M&CC’s Information Technology Manager related.

Persons interested in using Mobile Money to pay their rates and taxes can visit any of its locations, where an agent will assist in setting up the service.

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