Improving Revenue Collection and Tax and Customs Policy

Twinning Project MK 18 IPA FI 02 19

 Improving Revenue Collection and Tax and Customs Policy"

Basic information:

 

Name of Project: „Improving Revenue Collection and Tax and Customs Policy“

Beneficiary: Ministry of Finance, Public Revenue Office, Customs Administration

Implemented by: AEI - Agency for European Integration, Austria

Implementation period: 21 January 2020 – 20 January 2023

Value: 3.500.000,00 EUR

The project is funded by the European Union, through the National IPA Programme for 2018 IPA 2018/040-860/01.03/MK/PFM

Short Description:

The specific objective of the project is to improve and harmonize tax and customs legislation in line with the relevant EU acquis and best practices, improve economic analysis and revenue forecasting and modelling and enhance operational and administrative capacities of key institutions in the system. In addition, the project aims to simplify tax and customs procedures, including declaring and payment by reducing the administrative procedures and costs and improving quality of tax and customs services provided to citizens.

 

Components:

  • Component 1: Harmonisation of the legislation in the area of taxation and customs with the Union acquis, standards and best practices.
  • Component 2: Enhancing the capacities of the MoF for conducting tax policy analysis and forecasting.
  • Component 3: Improvement of the operational and administrative capacities of Customs Administration for enforcement of the national legislation and procedures, accounting management and IT Services.
  • Component 4: Improvement of the operational and administrative capacities of the Public Revenue office for enforcement of national legislation, IT Services and procedures. 

Experts from Austria, Croatia, Slovenia, the Netherlands and other EU Member States will cooperate with the experts from the Ministry of Finance, Public Revenue office and Customs Administration in various activities foreseen within the time frame of the project.

 

For additional information:

Resident Twinning Advisor (RTA) Ms. Romana Robnik

romana.robnik@finance.gov.mk

Assistant to the Resident Twinning Advisor, Ms. Dervisha Hadzic-Rahic

dervisha.rahik@finance.gov.mk  

Assistant to the Resident Twinning Advisor, Mr. Riste Nikolov

riste.nikolov@finance.gov.mk

RTA Language Assistant, Ms. Snezana Filipovska

snezana.filipovska@finance.gov.mk

RTA Language Assistant, Ms. Ivana Lekikj

ivana.lekikj@finance.gov.mk