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The National Conference on Taxation 2013 : 02/05/2013

The National Conference on Taxation 2013

Under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, the Ministry of Economy and Finance organized the National Conference on Taxation, April 29th and 30th 2013, at the International Conference Centre Mohammed VI in Skhirat.  

    The discussions will draw a roadmap of actions to be taken in the short, medium and long-term as regards tax reform.

Tax reform advocated is part of consolidating the assets and guidelines enshrined devoted by in the new Constitution, the High Royal Instructions and the Government program.

During the preparation of this event, discussions were held for two months, with representatives of parliamentary institutions, the Economic and Social Council, governments, the private sector, advisory bodies, trade unions and academics, in order to decide on questions to be discussed in these two days.

Meanwhile, a forum was set up to seek citizens? view and suggestions on tax reform in order to contribute to the modernization and simplification of the Moroccan tax system.

The debates on the first theme will focus on two major issues: tax law and equity and the fight against fraud and the informal sector.

The second theme will address the issue of the competitiveness of businesses with regards to taxation and, in other terms, answer the following question: Which tax reform should be undertaken for a better competitiveness of businesses?

Participants will discuss under the third theme the component of the tax administration and users? expectations, namely, which strategy to adopt to build a relationship of partnership and trust with the taxpayer?

Finally, a fourth theme will address the issue of local taxation, in terms of the advanced regionalization and local development.