Technical Assistance for Mongolia - Revenue Policy and Administration

Assistance to Mongolias recently reorganized General Authority on Customs and Taxation (GACT) focuses on: risk assessment; scope and depth of audit plans; tax liability of multi-national enterprises; review of agreed audit workload; and provision of internationally recognized audit techniques for specific economic sector -- financial services, construction, among others. The project has helped to establish a key client manager regime in taxpayer service and implement a returns submission process consistent with self-assessment. Focused shifted in 2015, at the request of the GACT to apply lessons learned from the LTO to the tax administration generally. Therefore, in 2015 and 2016, the project is supporting improvements to submission processing (beyond the LTO), international taxation (beyond the LTO), functional management throughout the GDT, initially focusing on audit, and improving registration and taxpayer information for small and medium sized businesses. In 2016, the project will 1) expand taxpayer education and services at an enterprise level to support voluntary compliance among small and medium-sized enterprises (SME); 2) improve accountability and transparency through development of a comprehensive strategy to fight fiscal corruption; 3) improve submission processing through Streamlining submissions processing procedures, reducing costs for taxpayers, and simplifying registration, filing and payment processes; 4) strengthen human resources processes, through developing a modern performance evaluation regime, establishing core competences for key positions, developing competency based curricula and training programs, and define managers role in evaluation; 5) implantation of a modern, integrated data management plan to optimize the use of IT systems and reduce red tape for taxpayers and costs of administration; and 6) provide audit functional management training to improve managers oversight on productivity, consistency, quality, and efficiency within t
USD 264705.00
USD 240292.00
Project Start Date
January 1, 2016
Project End Date
December 31, 2016
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