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Transactions and exchange of commodities is among of the key sectoral activities playing great role for sustainable development of Songea District Council. This transactions and exchange in the district is under the control of Finance and Trade department.
This department comprises of four (4) main sections which are: Revenue Section, Expenditure/salaries section, Final accounts section, Trade and Markets section. The department is responsible for collection of council revenue for both Own source and Government Grant, payments of all Council to the different payees, safe guards of all Council property including fixed assets.
Also it is responsible for personal emoluments and developments grant, also receiving grants from other donors for development activities. This department processes all payments for council’s financial obligations and prepares all required clean financial statements. It is the one which makes sure that the revenue and payments goes as per approved budget that means the finance and trade sector take control of the council budget and leading in preparation of budget (Council budget).