"I am officially launching the E-TAX application of the General Directorate of Taxes and Domains," said the Minister of Finance and Budget, Calixte Nganongo, on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in Brazzaville, during the official launch ceremony of the new platform E-TAX (Tax Management System) which will replace the former SYSTAF (System for Automated Tax Processing).
On Friday, June 26, 2020, the Minister Delegate continued his tour in the services of the tax administration of the economic capital, among others, the Large Enterprises Unit; the Petroleum Tax Unit (UFP); the Office of the Advance Payment on Various Taxes (BASDI) .
With a view to improving the performance and efficiency of the Congolese tax administration, the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Finance and Budget, in charge of the Budget, Ludovic Ngatsé, has issued important directives to the managers and agents of the Departmental Directorate of Taxes and State Property of Kouilou (DDIDK). Minister Ludovic Ngatsé thus set the tone for the next six months to achieve the expected results. This was during the working mission he carried out from Thursday 25 to Friday 26 June 2020 in Pointe-Noire.
Wilfrid Ngoma Mboukou Mboukou, Reforms and Accounts Adviser of the Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget, Ludovic Ngatsé opened, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, the training workshop on the presentation of the E-TAX system, to 65 agents of the Units of Large and Medium-Sized Enterprises and cashiers.
Modernizing the Congolese Tax Administration to bring it up to international standards is an important step in the reforms made and those under way in the Ministry of Finance and Budget. It is within this framework that the Directorate of Information Systems (DSI) and the Directorate General of Taxes and Domains (DGID) organized from 22 to 23 June 2020 in Pointe-Noire, a workshop to raise awareness among taxpayers and tax administration staff on the future Tax Management System called E-TAX. This is a prelude to the official launch of this application in the coming days.
Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 June 2020, Ludovic Ngatsé, Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget to the Minister of Finance and BudgetCalixte Nganongo, made his first raid on the Divisional Inspections of Direct and Indirect Contributions and Revenues from State Property Registration and Stamp (EDT) under the Departmental Directorate of Taxes and State Property of Brazzaville.
Ludovic Ngatsé, Minister Delegate in charge of the Budget, received, on Tuesday 16 June 2020 in Brazzaville, two delegations of donors, namely: that of the Agency for the Regulation of Transfers of Funds (ARTF), led by its Director General, Robert Jean Raphaël Massamba-Debate; and that of the New Apostolic Church in Congo, led by the Reverend Apostle, Aldin BifigaMakoundi, Leading Minister of this religious community.
From Monday 15 to Friday 19 June 2020, in the premises of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 45 tax managers and cashiers from the Large Enterprises Unit (UGE) and the Medium Enterprises Unit (UME) will be trained in the use of the E-TAX project (new Online Payment System for Duties, Taxes and Fees) which will soon replace the old SYSTAF system.
Estimated at CFAF 182 billion with the contribution of the London Club which joined the initiative, this debt will now be reinvested in the Congolese economy, social and hospital modernization. Similarly, it will be used mainly to deal with the current pandemic and those that may arise. This good news was given on 10 June 2020 by the Minister Delegate for the Budget, Ludovic Ngatsé, who was received on the 8 p.m. news. It is within the framework of the initiative for the suspension of debt service, taken by the betting club in favour of certain African countries including Congo, that this salutary decision was taken. Here is the interview granted by the Minister Delegate for the Budget Ludovic Ngatsé to journalists from the national and international press.
A meeting to present the E-PAY-CONGO platform was chaired, Thursday 11 June 2020, in the Ministry of Finance in Brazzaville, by Sylvain Lékaka, Director of Cabinet of the Budget Minister Delegate, Ludovic Ngatsé.