The Revenue Administration Bookkeeping System developed by ePlatform has been put into service
The first phase of the Bookkeeping System, which was developed in order to allow the following operations to take place has been put into service as of 1/1/2018.
In addition to the taxpayers who earn their profits through self-employment, keeping electronic records of bookkeepers who use the operation account method along with the taxpayers who are simple bookkeepers; the creation and storage of the account books of the ones among these taxpayers who have to keep book in an electronic environment; and the arrangement of documents in an electronic environment with the tax declaration, notification and petitions given in electronic form is now possible.
ePlatform developed this System on-site in the Revenue Administration with 100% domestic resources.
With the Bookkeeping System, the electronic registration of tax and business transactions, the creation and preservation of the account books and declarations based on the registrations resulting in the reduction of bureaucratic procedures and compliance costs for obligations, effective struggle with the informal economy and an increase the levels of voluntary compliance with tax payments is expected.
The system, which as of 1/1/2018 started to provide services to the 900,000 individuals that are composed of taxpayers earning self-employment profits and the taxpayers whose commercial gains have been determined in a simple manner. In 1/1/2019, it will also begin to serve 1.2 million bookkeepers who use the operation account method.
During the course of the project, a 100% native team worked together including engineers, financial advisors, analysts, designers, testers and most of all, the employees of the Revenue Administration. Using open source systems in the infrastructure of the system allowed for significant savings in public expenditures.