IDRA present the findings of the E-Tax Services Survey 2010
IDRA is pleased to present the findings of the Electronic Tax Services Survey conducted by IDRA under contract by the Millennium Challenge Corporation Albania Threshold Program II, during January - March, 2010, in the cities of Tirana, Durr�s, Fier, Vlora, and Shkodra.
The E-Tax Services Survey conducted by IDRA had two main objectives: (a) to assess the performance, accessibility, usefulness of e-tax services, and business awareness of their availability; and (b) to make concrete and significant recommendations on enhancing e-tax services usage and making them more efficient and transparent.
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Hotel TIRANA International, 2008
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- Presentation of Results for the survey: "Corruption in Albania - Perception and Experience"
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For the third year in the row IDRA prepared and published the Corruption Survey report. On 7th of May, the results of the survey were presented in a conference organized by "Rule of Law" USAID project at Economic Faculty of University of Tirana. The conference was attended by media, civil society representatives, international community and other institutions.
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Click here for the results (in Albanian)
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