Gov’t launches electronic billing system

Finance Minister Mohammad Al-Ississ. (File photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — Finance Minister Mohammad Al-Ississ, Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship Ahmed Hanandeh, and Director General of the Income and Sales Tax Department (ISTD) Hossam Abu Ali announced on Tuesday the launch of the electronic national billing system, according to Khaberni.اضافة اعلان

A press conference was held at the ISTD’s headquarters on the occasion.

In a previous statement, Ississ had said that the adoption of the electronic billing system by a number of priority sectors is bound to improve the efficiency of tax collection, reduce bill manipulation, and strengthen auditing tasks, particularly when it comes to the sales tax.

Ississ added that the national electronic billing system will make it easier to get refunds and ensure fairer tax paying, in general.

He said that the system will contribute to changing the tax culture in Jordan and make it easier for the private sector to deal with taxes.

The ISTD, he said, is working to help the government honor its commitments.

Hanandeh said that the national electronic billing system is important and necessary to managing issues related to taxes. He added that the system will be applied to all taxpayers to help competitiveness and ensure fairness.

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