Eritrea - Eritrea Strengthening Tax Administration Project (ESTAP)


Project Summary

Approval Date 19 Jun 2019
Signature Date 20 Aug 2019
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2022
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Multi-Sector
DAC Sector Code 11330
Commitment U.A 2,000,000
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The present intervention concerns Eritrea Strengthening Tax Administration Project (ESTAP). It aims to provide a strategic platform for domestic resource mobilization and support the government plan to accelerate and strengthen tax administration. The project includes the following two components: (a) Enhancing Inland Tax Administration systems and procedures and (b) Human resource capacity building to enhance tax compliance and increase tax collection. The scope of the first component includes providing an integrated tax software application based on a Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) taxation framework, training staff and providing IT equipment. The second component aims to enhance staff skills and professionalism in critical tax administration areas in order to improve compliance and revenue collection.

Project Objectives

The principal objective of the project is to provide a strategic platform for domestic resource mobilization and support the government plan to accelerate and strengthen tax administration by modernizing tax collection and compliance procedures through automation of Inland Revenue Department (IRD) business process and enhancing critical skills and competencies of revenue administration staff.

Beneficiaries

The main beneficiary of the project is the Government of Eritrea.

Participating Organization

Funding
Fragile States Facility
Implementing
MINISTRY OF FINANCE

Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-ER-K00-002
Last Update 06 Jul 2020

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Contact Details

Name KARAMAGA Camille
Email c.karamaga@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Eritrea