Turkmenistan to create e-tax system

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Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 13
By Huseyn Hasanov- Trend:

Turkmenistan is working on the creation of the "e-tax" system, according to the Turkmen Economy Ministry.

The report notes that the establishment of the system was discussed at a meeting of the government. This measure is aimed at ensuring access to the electronic information database of the State Tax Service of Turkmenistan on arrears and calculations, accounting of daily operations, familiarization with alerts and appeals of the tax service.

"The taxpayers will be able to submit tax declaration electronically with the help of the new system. Its implementation will generally allow to save time of the Tax Service employees, in particular in the implementation of tax audits in the workplace on the base of documents
received electronically from taxpayers, banks and other organizations and as well as will ensure diligent performance of inspectors duties, " the report said.

It is expected that the introduction of the new system will improve the administration system, unify and synchronize delivery of reporting which is provided to the tax authorities, and increase the responsibility of taxpayers to pay taxes.

Also, the samples of electronic tax cards were also examined at the meeting of the Turkmen government.

Earlier it was reported that the introduction of electronic document will apply to all regions of Turkmenistan. It is expected that the new scheme will be organized in the fuel and energy complex, chemical and processing industries, construction, transport, telecommunications, medicine, textile industry and the agricultural sector.

All these measures should contribute to operational addressing the issues of management, improvement of the control of the material and technical part of the enterprises, to contribute to the increase of the public services level.

Turkmenistan is in a transitional stage of development. An article appeared on the transition to a market economy in the amended Constitution. The country occupies a key position in the region for the supply of natural gas, which is imported by China, Russia and Iran.

At the same time, the Turkmen government adopted a policy of diversification of the economy: the country develops the oil-and-gas processing, textile, cotton processing industry, production of construction materials in the recent years. Carpet weaving is oriented to export.

Edited by CN

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