The office of the Commissioner General oversees the general administration of the Gambia Revenue Authority. This includes providing an overall Policy and Strategic direction in the administration of the Authority’s mandate. Specifically, the office of the Commissioner General has the overall responsibility to administer and enforce the Authority's mandate in accordance with the Revenue laws of the Gambia as follows:
Assess, charge, levy and collect all revenue due to the Government;
Ensure that all revenue collected is, as soon as reasonably practicable, paid to the Consolidated Revenue Fund;
Administer and enforce the Gambia Revenue Authority Act and the revenue laws; and
Promote full compliance with tax laws.
In addition, the office of the Commissioner General performs other functions including the management of the Authority's operations and resources, setting service standards for improved efficiency and effectiveness in revenue administration. Furthermore, the office of the Commissioner General advice the government on matters relating to tax policy and revenue administration.
The office of the Commissioner General oversees the operations of the Internal Affairs, Corporate and Public Affairs, and the Procurement Units.