The Director of the Public Revenue Office of the Republic of North Macedonia, Ms. Sanja Lukarevska and the Director of the Tax Administration of Montenegro, Mr. Miomir M. Mugosa, in Podgorica signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in order to increase the efficiency in the fight against tax evasion in both countries.
"The tax administrations of the Republic of North Macedonia and Montenegro are facing the challenge of being a solid pillar and providing strong and economically stable societies. The two institutions face with similar problems and difficulties and work hard to overcome them. The signing of this Memorandum is precisely in this direction and will enable promotion of cooperation, mutual assistance, trust and efficiency in the common fight against tax evasion" - emphasized by the director Lukarevska.
The Director of the Tax Administration of Montenegro, Mr. Mugosa, said that the signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation is of exceptional importance, since both countries will have the opportunity to share their experiences and knowledge, thus contributing to the promotion of the work of both tax administrations.
"It is my special pleasure that we had the opportunity to talk to Mrs. Lukarevska and to exchange experiences in the area of competences of the large taxpayers, as well as the services that the two institutions offer to the taxpayers. Both institutions are in the process of modernization of the processes in order to significantly improve the services and cooperation with taxpayers", said Director Mugosa.
The working visit to Podgorica was a great opportunity for the representatives of the Public Revenue Office to be familiarized at the bilateral level with the practice and procedures that are being implemented in the Tax Administration of Montenegro in the area of communication with the large taxpayers, as well as the service functions in the Montenegrin administration.
The cooperation between the Public Revenue Office of the Republic of North Macedonia and the Tax Administration of Montenegro, which is aimed at improving the organizational and functional aspects of both institutions, is of particular importance, taking into account the similar situations and circumstances that both tax administrations face with.