Implementation of Tanzania’s 2017/18 ambitious budget reached six months on 31st December 2017. The government projected that for 12 months from July 2017, it will be able to raise and expend Sh31.7 trillion. The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) was tasked to collect Sh17.1 trillion. About 54 per cent of the budget. This article traverses the tax collection statistics recently issued by TRA for the first half of 2017/18 fiscal year.