THE Pacific Islands Tax Administrators Association (PITAA) has launched its website aimed at improving information sharing amongst its members and development partners.
The website www.pitaa.org was launched last Friday (December 7) following the PITAA Executive Committee Meeting in Sofitel Resort in Denarau, Nadi, Fiji.
“PITAA is a platform for sharing of information, experience and resources to our members and stakeholders. Enabling greater connectivity through the use of this website allows us to reach more people” said PITAA Executive Committee Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Fiji Revenue & Customs Service, Mr. Visvanath Das.
The sixteen (16) members of the association will require login when accessing the Members Login area of the site.
Members of the public however can access the association’s its Vision, Mission and Work programs as well as press releases.
Interested parties can also use the site to subscribe to PITAA’s newsletter. The website also has quick links to PITAA Members websites, Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC), Inter-American Center of Tax Administration (CIAT), Knowledge Sharing Platform (KSP) and Commonwealth Association of Tax Administration (CATA)
Head of Secretariat- PITAA, Mrs. Koni Ravono said “Our Vision is “Leading Pacific Island Tax Administrations towards International Best Practice” and the development of this website will enable us to achieve this Vision.
“We will continue to improve the content of the website as per the wishes of our members,” Mrs. Ravoni added.
The Association has been in existence since 2004 with the permanent establishment of the Secretariat opened in 2017.
The Secretariat provides capacity building initiatives, technicalassistance and in-country mission to the sixteen (16) tax administrations in the region through theassistance of stakeholders such as the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC),Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) Global Forum Secretariat,Revenue Statistics and the World Bank Group to name a few.