|Approval Date||19 Jun 2019|
|Signature Date||20 Aug 2019|
|Planned Completion Date||31 Dec 2022|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||11330|
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.
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.
The main beneficiary of the project is the Government of Eritrea.
Fragile States Facility
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
|Last Update||29 Sep 2020|