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The “Certificate of Tax Residency” Now Online
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The “Certificate of Tax Residency” Now Online

TIRANA, May 17 The General Directorate of Taxation (DPT) will offer facilities for businesses, as from now on they can get their “Certificate of Tax Residency” online, on the website of e-Albania, anytime and for free. This new service offers the document with its legal value, which proves the payment of the taxes for the...

No taxes for businesses with annual turnover less than ALL 5.000.000
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No taxes for businesses with annual turnover less than ALL 5.000.000

Tirana /November 16, 2015 The Prime Minister Edi Rama announced on Monday in a press conference that the government has decided to cut taxes for small businesses whose annual turnover is less than ALL 5.000.000. This is one of the new measures that will enter in force on January 1st of 2016, with the entering...

IMF – Albania finalize negotiations: No increase of taxes in 2016
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IMF – Albania finalize negotiations: No increase of taxes in 2016

Tirana / November 9, 2015 The Prime Minister Edi Rama announced on Monday in a press conference that the government will not increase taxes for Albanian citizens during 2016 and that on Tuesday the IMF delegation to Albania will publish the report on the finalization of negotiations between the IMF and the Albanian government. According...

Fiscal package 2016 to prioritize family businesses
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Fiscal package 2016 to prioritize family businesses

In 2016, the government will apply a new scheme for the categorization of businesses by giving priority to family businesses in the new fiscal package, declared the Prime Minister Edi Rama at the meeting with 61 local government representatives. According to him, the next year’s budget will provide more facilities for small businesses, especially if...

Vice Minister of Finances: No changes in the taxation scheme
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Vice Minister of Finances: No changes in the taxation scheme

After rumors spread in the media for a possible new taxation scheme by the government which would set an income tax for minimum wages, these claims disproved by the Ministry of Finances. In a press conference, the Vice Minister of Finances Erjon Luci declared that there will not be changes in the taxation scheme of...

Directorates of Customs and Taxes joint control on hydrocarbons sector
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Directorates of Customs and Taxes joint control on hydrocarbons sector

The Ministry of Finances and the Department of Taxation have announced the beginning of an intense control and inspection in the hydrocarbons retail and whole sail points throughout the country. The inspection will be undertaken in the framework of the agreement reached between the Directorate of Customs and the Department of Taxation. The agreement foresees...

‘Tax Inspectors Without Borders’, an Italian-Albanian project to fight fiscal evasion
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‘Tax Inspectors Without Borders’, an Italian-Albanian project to fight fiscal evasion

Albania and Italy have signed reached an agreement regarding the improvement of Tax Administration services and performance and to foster data exchange between respective institutions. “Tax inspectors without borders” initiative started with the support of OECD and consists in experience and data exchange between counterpart institutions, the transferring of auditing knowledge and abilities in tax...

State tax revenues increased by income tax collection in 2014
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State tax revenues increased by income tax collection in 2014

State tax revenues increased during January-November period in 2014 as income tax collection reached the amount of 24.794 million ALL, approximately about 88% of the annual plan, showed figures published by Ministry of Finances. Total state tax revenue of income tax in 2014 declined, if compared to revenues collected by income tax in 2013, and...