Azerbaijan's Taxes Ministry to study use of blockchain technology
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 13
By Anvar Mammadov - Trend:
The Azerbaijani Taxes Ministry will study the use of approaches based on the blockchain technology which will help organize the work of tax bodies at a higher level, Azerbaijani Minister of Taxes Mikayil Jabbarov said at the conference "Taxes: Transparency: Development" in Baku Feb. 13.
He said that the service system of the Taxes Ministry must be improved to meet the requirements and expectations of taxpayers.
"Each taxpayer must have access to any service at any time and from any place,” he said. “The new technologies must completely transfer contacts with taxpayers to the e-format and enable to achieve transparency in these relations," the minister said.
Jabbarov added that the Taxes Ministry has been actively using information technologies for many years and will continue that policy in the future.
"Digitalization of tax administration has a cumulative effect,” he said. “Technologies are the basis for increasing the level of voluntary compliance with tax legislation.”