General Directorate of Revenue Planning (GDRP) - Ministry of Finance

General Directorate of Revenue Planning (GDRP)

Background:

In 1380-1391, the current General Directorate of Revenue Planning was operating as a Sub-Directorate and then as a Directorate of ARD. The General Directorate of Revenue Planning was established in the structure of Revenue and Customs Deputy Ministry as a result of taking the following issues into account: reforms in the revenue system of the country, economic system and current conditions, over load of the work, daily needs of MoF in reports, revenue analysis, other relevant issues and giving responsibilities to an accounting entity and on the basis of IMF proposal.  

Mission:

Mission of the GDRP is to collect information on current, past and short term revenue; to collect information on accurate and actual domestic revenue and to evaluate and analyze them, and to provide them to MoF and the people of Afghanistan.

Vision:

GDRP struggles to assist in the development and success of the country via evaluating and collecting domestic revenue. This will be done via reporting, accurate and better analysis, and forecast of revenue to ensure that Afghanistan can have its revenue capacity.  

 Goal:

GDRP’s goal is preparing reports, revenue analysis, revenue forecast, revenue annual report, classification of revenue, revenue comparison so that accurate information is provided to the relevant departments.

Values:

Values refer to the values of effective work and operations of an organization. The values are in consistent with the mission and vision of the organization, strategic plan of the Government, the Ministry and the relevant department (GDRP). This will help the culture of an organization, and will help in the awareness of the nation on effective operations and self-knowing sense of the staff. This is for the purpose of doing the works quickly and accelerating the work process for reaching the goals of this directorate in accordance with the strategic plan and will help the leadership operate well. All these can be included in an official webpage.

Working Values will help us work well in consistent with the strategic goals defined in the mission and vision of this directorate and included in the strategic plan.

·         Accurate information

·         Talent

·         Responsibility and authority

·         Staff/counterparts

·         Accuracy and improvement

·         Accountability and ability

·         Quality

·         Technology

·         On time

Activities:

Supervising revenue recording, doing comparisons of revenue, developing plans for revenue forecast, revenue analysis, revenue reporting, developing government annual revenue report, classification of revenue codes, revenue loss, identifying strengths and weaknesses of the departments, finding new revenue resources and etc.

Organizational Structure:

The General Directorate of Revenue is divided into two sections:

1.  Revenue Coordination Directorate which has the following two Sub-Directorates – Central and Provincial Sub-Directorates of Revenue Coordination,

2.  Revenue Analysis and Forecast Directorate which has the following two Sub-Directorates – Revenue Analysis Sub-Directorate and Revenue Forecast Planning Sub-Directorate.

Sub-Directorate of RTAS is another important and key department of GDRP. This sub-directorate is responsible to keep and process revenue figures in RTAS. This system supports and makes the relevant departments stronger in the following aspects so that they can serve the government and the people well and on time: providing revenue reports, revenue analysis, and revenue forecast. Also, the mentioned department, on the basis of new organizational structure and authorities, is no longer required to report to ARD. That is, the GDRP, according to the law, is required to report to the Deputy Ministry of Revenue and Customs.

Achievements:

Development of procedures and guides in relation to the annual revenue report, registration of revenue comparisons, revenue classification, revenue analysis, strategic plan, transfer of knowledge from staff to local staff, developing new organizational structure according to the needs of the directorate, receiving problems of budget department as soon as possible via creating a specific e-mail address for this directorate.

Plans:

Activating or implementing the AFMIS system in 29 provinces, RTAS and RRD database development, revenue forecast module development, recruitment of provincial managers to follow the plan and supervise revenue provincial reports.

Reports:

Providing the following reports: daily and weekly revenue reports, monthly analysis of revenue, quarterly analysis of revenue, annual analysis of revenue, preparing annual revenue report, weekly revenue reports to IMF and other reports whenever asked by high rank state officials.