The 48th East Africa Revenue Authorities Commissioner Generals Meeting was held virtually on 11 November 2020, during which agreement was reached on developing a joint strategy for the taxation of the digital economy. According to the Communique published by the Kenya Revenue Authority following the meeting, the revenue authorities have agreed to "Develop a joint strategy for the East African Revenue Authorities to address taxation of the digital economy by addressing issues to do with the legal framework in terms of definitions, identification of players and the legal mechanisms. Other administrative issues to be addressed include leveraging on technology and building technical skills."
In addition to the issues of taxing the digital economy, the revenue authorities have also agreed to the following:
Authorities that took part in the meeting include the revenue authorities of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania (including Zanzibar authorities), and Uganda.