Evaluation of Development Cooperation between the Ministry of Finance Labor and Transfers, Property Tax Department, in Kosovo and the Swedish Tax Agency
Sida and STA have supported Kosovo’s Ministry of Finance Labor and Transfers in developing property taxation through a series of consecutive projects. The main objective of this development is to strengthen the municipalities by giving them preconditions to improve their own source revenues and to provide a better business environment.
The Protax projects have all been solely funded by Sida, and carried out by MoF and STA in cooperation. During Protax 2, STA has also contracted Lantmäteriet (Swedish Cadster Agency) for expertise in property valuation.The purpose of the Protax 2 Project is to contribute to long-term effects that will strengthen the municipalities, and the means for doing so is to improve the property tax system.
The primary object of evaluation is the prolongation phase starting in 2018.
This evaluation is called for for the following reasons:
· To provide Sida with a basis for determining the long-term value of its contribution.
· To compile and summarize experiences made in the project, as input to designing future projects and possible cooperations.