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Meeting with IMF. The performance of the Tax Administration is appraised and undertaken reforms encouraged

The General Director of Taxes, Mrs. Vasilika Vjero, welcomed and met with the heads of the International Monetary Fund mission, that came to our country for a two week visit in the framework of the monitoring upon completion of the agreement.

The IMF mission headed by Mrs. Anita Tuludhar, as well as by other senior representatives, appreciated the current performance of the Tax Administration, the results achieved from the anti-informality mission, and the efforts being made to increase the database of taxpayers and the quality of service.

During the meeting of the IMF Mission with the General Directorate of Taxes, several issues were addressed related to the organizational structure, consolidation of capacities in the main departments of the administration, focusing on the tax debt and risk, as well as evaluating the overall situation with the implementation of reforms.

The General Director of Taxes, Mrs. Vasilika Vjero, introduced the IMF mission with the main projects under implementation, like fiscalization, increase in the number of payments to be performed electronically, as a manner to reduce the contact of taxpayers with the Tax Administration, but also to save money and time.

Moreover, a special attention during the meeting was given to the measures undertaken by the Tax Administration to include the small business in the VAT scheme, not just in counselling and training, but also in making the system operational on time to perform the e-declaration.

The IMF mission encouraged the Tax Administration to continue with its reforms in simplifying procedures, as well as to further strengthen the role of the Tax Administration in the country.