Project on modernization of tax system under completion
Implementation of the project on modernization of the Azerbaijani tax system, started in January 2004 within the Р•U TACIS program on technical aid, will be over till 1 January 2006. вЂњThe work on subcomponents has been over,вЂќ Natig Amirov, the Deputy Tax Minister, told Trend. The system will be commissioned after testing till December.
вЂњThe project will be improved during next years,вЂќ Amirov noted. The Azerbaijani Taxes Ministry plans to implement a new project on technical aid within the EU TACIS program in 2007, which will be aimed at development of the tax system of the country.
Azerbaijan has achieved principal agreement in this regard. The main directions of the project have not determined yet, but the sides will unify all issues in this respect, as well as value and term of the project till 1st quarter of 2006.
The current 1.5m-euros project is planned for 2 years. The work on the first part is estimated at 1.3m euros and envisages trainings for employees of the tax system, assistant in modernization of automatic counting system and increase of awareness of tax-payers, while second part in the amount of 200,000 euros includes purchase of equipment.