Support to the preparation of the Program for the Institutional and Technological Strengthening of t (IADB-GU-T1274)

  • Guatemala
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  • Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
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  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.40 million
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Updated in EWS Mar 13, 2018

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Project Description

From the IDB: "The objective of this Technical Cooperation (TC) is to support the preparation, kick-off and execution of the operation GU-L1162 ¿ Institutional and Technological Strengthening of the Superintendency of Tax Administration (hereinafter, the Program). The Program is currently at the design stage, and its objective is to increase tax collection, through the reduction of tax evasion and customs fraud. The Program is preliminarily structured into four components: (i) Domestic tax revenue, (ii) Customs, (iii) Tax audit and intelligence, and (iv) Information technology. The Program is aligned with Guatemala's Country Strategy 2017-2021 (under approval process) which has among its priorities the strengthening of public management through the increase of tax revenues."

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