TAXATION AND PROPERTY

Antoine NGAKOSSO, Director General
Antoine NGAKOSSO, Director General

The Directorate General of Taxation and Property, under the authority of its Director General, is the technical organ that assists the Minister in the discharge of his duties on issues of taxation.

Organisation

The Directorate General of Taxation and Property is made of:

  • Operational directorates at the national level:

    • The Directorate of service control;

    • The Directorate of regulation and litigations;

    • The Directorate of matriculation, and land and property taxation;

    • The Directorate of taxation of big enterprises;

    • The Directorate of taxation of small and medium-sized enterprises;

    • The Directorate of individual taxation;

    • The Directorate of petroleum taxation;

    • The Directorate of studies and forecasting;

    • The Directorate of general oversight and research;

    • The Directorate of administrative and financial affairs.

  • And relay municipal directorates in the regions.

All these directorates benefit from a daily logistic support:

  • From the executive secretariat, charged with the management of correspondence, data processing and reprography and treatment of other administrative documents;

  • From the computer service which defines computer needs, organises technical resources on computerised sites and manages the exploitation, maintenance and assistance of applications.

Areas of competence

The Directorate General of Taxation and Property is specifically charged with:

  • Implementing Government’s taxation policy;

  • Drafting legislative and regulatory texts, as well as international conventions on taxation;

  • Determining the tax base ; ensuring liquidation and control of direct and indirect taxes, registration fees, tax duties, land publicity taxes and other related taxes;

  • Mastering taxation litigation and related taxes;

  • Investigating and sanctioning omissions, concealment, insufficiencies, and tax offences in general;

  • Drawing up and inventory and managing private State moveable and immoveable property;

  • Alienating assets of private State moveable and immoveable property;

  • Ensuring the management of guardianship, successions, goods without ownership, and sequestered goods;

  • Ensuring collection and processing of tax information;

  • Representing the State before the courts on tax issues;

  • Handling, in collaboration with partner administrations, the national land register of the State;

  • Ensuring, in collaboration with partner administrations, respect for laws on property matriculation.