According to bank information, the overall objective is to promote economic growth by providing the fiscal space (i.e., increased tax revenues) to maintain macroeconomic stability, while providing for priority economic and social expenditures. The specific objective of the Project is to support the effective implementation of the revenue modernisation program to strengthen tax revenue administration capacity through targeted assistance to:(a) e-taxation that will allow online tax services including registration, taxpayer relationship management, filing and payment; (b) introduction of fiscalised cash registers to improve VAT collections; and (c) introduce a simplified tax regime for small and informal sectors in order to reduce the costs of compliance and broaden tax base.
The Project has three mutually reinforcing components:
Reflecting the lessons of past support, more emphasis will be given to strengthening national capacity and ownership of the project as well as adopting innovative approaches to capacity building through peer learning and partnering with ATAF.
Total cost: 5000000
Source(s) of financing
Task Manager: GEBRE-SELASSIE Kalayu, ECGF
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