World Bank IP-DPG Benchmarks
Date: 6 Apr, 2020
|BenchMark Description||Status||Progress in 2020|
|To facilitate e-payments, the ATS and APS are fully integrated and functional with ASYCUDA, SIGTAS, and the core banking system / DAB. ||In Progress||The ARD already shared the information and data with the APS, currently its under testing. Initially with do interface with ASYCUDA and then with SIGTAS.|
The ATS is still pending, they mention “that our vendor is in lockedown to give us the timeline”.
|To support private sector development ARD will begin issuing digital tax clearance certificates which will be electronically transferred to ACBR for use in processing business licenses renewals.||In Progress||The digital tax clearance certificate will be implement from 2nd or 3rd quarter of FY 1399.|
|To improve tax administration ARD issues a circular mandating e-filing for all large taxpayers and selected sectors in MTO and STO||In Progress||It’s a continue process:|
The SLTO currently 100% implementing the E-filling system for submission of Tax return and tax filling.
The E-filling as well has been extended to the MTO (7 Sectors) where Education, Health, Tourism and Hotels sectors 100% implementing the E-filling and by end of FY 1399 will implement in all 7 sectors; and STO Traders (30-50million afs) 100% implemented the E-filling system, it will be as well extend to implement Health (doctors) and property owners to implement the E-filling system.
|Improve Number of Active Taxpayers:|
• Tax/ GDP to 11.60.
• ARD Re-Org: Phase 2- Kabul+2 other regional revenue offices.
• Active Taxpayers:
• Preparatory work to develop business processes and implementation finalized.
|In Progress||The active taxpayers of SLTO who regular filling their tax returns based on the 1398 is 860 taxpayers, MTO-7900, STO- 4890 respectively.|
The VAT team currently working on the VAT manual, procedures and business process.
For previous year 2019 World Bank benchmarks please click here.