The Ministry of the Interior has deployed a series of measures for the proper management of local finances and the reform of the tax system (Minister)

MOROCCO, June 29 – Interior Minister Abdelouafi Laftit said on Tuesday that his department was sparing no effort to develop and implement a battery of measures concerning the management of local finances and the reform of the tax system.

Concerned with improving the management of local finances and diversifying its resources, the ministry has adopted a set of legislative and operational measures relating to the implementation of Law No. 07.20 amending and supplementing Law 47.06 on the taxation of local authorities , as well as the preparation of a bill on fees, payments for services rendered and fines to local authorities, said Laftit who was answering oral questions in the House of Councillors.

With regard to operational measures, the Minister mentioned the establishment of two integrated computer systems for the management of tax revenue and the expenditure of local authorities, the facilitation of tax collection and the support of communities suffering from a deficit. annual budget of more than 700 million dirhams, in addition to the contribution to the financing of development projects for the benefit of certain communities with limited financial resources.

In the same vein, Laftit reported the adoption of a series of measures aimed at reducing arrears, including the consolidation of the capacities of the local tax administration, the qualification of human resources and the establishment of training programs, in addition to the harmonization of interventions. the various actors responsible for managing taxation and reporting to the Ministry of Economy and Finance.

MAP June 28, 2022

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