As in the previous years, the European Union has published the 2020 Report for Kosovo, where in terms of achievements in the filed of taxation, it took stock of the reforms in TAK, such as reforming the organizational structure, improving processes for debt collection management, and addressing high-risk sectors.
Likewise, the report in question highlights the collection of revenues for 2019, underlining that good progress was registered in tax collection in the past year, with overall revenue collection up by 10.4% from 2018. The report, among other things, takes stock of the reduction of the debt stock, stating that TAK has made significant progress in tax debt collection up by 44.5%. Among other things, the report notes the strategy for improving and increasing the quality of audits, as well as reducing the average time of VAT refunds to 20 days.
As in the previous reports, the advancement of services to taxpayers has been taken into account, in particular the widespread use of e-filing and e-payment.
The EU Report on Kosovo is a tool by which the European Union measures progress made by a country in implementing the Stabilization and Association Agreement and meeting the European agenda within a calendar year.