Transparency and Efficiency in Tax Administration (WB-P153366)

Countries
  • Guatemala
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Capital City of Guatemala
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Voting Date
Jan 17, 2017
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Borrower
Ministerio de Finanzas Publicas
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Sectors
  • Law and Government
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 55.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 55.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 18, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 17, 2014


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Project Description
WB: "The project development objective is to increase levels of compliance with tax and customs obligations. "This project has several components: "Component 1. Transparency, Integrity and Institutional Development in SAT. The objective of this component is to support implementation of the new SAT's governance model by supporting the implementation of the recently approved amendments to the Organic Law of SAT and by strengthening its internal capacities in areas related to strategic planning, human resource management, institutional integrity, information governance, and information and communication technology (ICT) services. "Component 2. Strengthening of Tax Collection Functions in Internal Revenues and Customs. The purpose objective of this component is to strengthen the core processes of the primary tax Public Disclosure Copy Public Disclosure Copy collection and controls functions in both Internal Revenues and Customs with a view to enhancing taxpayer voluntary compliance, taxpayer satisfaction and SAT's efficiency. "Component 3. Strengthening of integrated Tax Intelligence and Tax Enforcement capabilities. The objective of this component is to strengthen tax intelligence and tax enforcement capabilities of SAT."
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
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