In 2018, legal entity registrations online in Azerbaijan reached 70%
Baku, Azerbaijan, April 5
By Matanat Nasibova - Trend:
In 2018, e-registration made up 70 percent of the total number of registrations of legal entities in Azerbaijan, Deputy Minister of Taxes of Azerbaijan Ilkin Veliyev said at the presentation of the Portal of the Commission on Business Environment and International Ratings and the Platform for Dialogue between State and Business in Baku, Trend reports.
He noted that the transition to the single window principle has greatly simplified the procedure for registering a business.
"The process aimed at simplifying procedures related to doing business in Azerbaijan continues successfully, and, starting from Jan. 1, 2019, business registration by legal entities is carried out through just one procedure," Veliyev said.
He noted that the registration of employment contracts was also simplified while amending the tax legislation.
"All information of interest to the entrepreneur will be provided online, and without any financial costs. The Ministry of Taxes formed an information base, which completely excluded direct contact with departmental bodies," he added.
Presentation of the website of the Commission on Business Environment and International Ratings and the Platform for Dialogue between the State and Business is underway in Baku.
Vusal Shikhaliyev, chief consultant of the Service of Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan on Economic Policy and Industry Issues, Deputy Minister of Economy Niyazi Safarov, Deputy Minister of Justice Azer Jafarov, Deputy Minister of Taxes Ilkin Valiyev, Deputy Minister of Energy Samir Valiyev and other officials took part in the presentation of the website.
The event participants are discussing economic reforms in public procurement, reforms to improve the availability of courts, a new business registration system, an e-application system for connecting to energy supply, a dialogue between the state and business, the Green Corridor system and other issues.
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