Azerbaijani parliament to discuss amendments to rules on sponsorship advertising in media - UPDATED
Azerbaijani Parliament’s Committee on Human Rights on Friday discussed the proposed amendment to the Law “On Mass Media” based on the recent amendment made to the Law “On Advertising”.
16:40 20 April
President Ilham Aliyev chairs republican conference on development of cotton-growing in Barda
A republican conference on the development of cotton-growing has kicked off in Barda region.
10:20 26 March
Staff of Azerbaijani delegation to PACE changed - UPDATED
The staff of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has been changed.
13:07 04 January
Azerbaijan’s new taxes minister Mikayil Jabbarov introduced to staff
The newly-appointed Minister of Taxes of Azerbaijan, Mikayil Jabbarov, has been introduced to the staff by Ramiz Mehdiyev, head of the Presidential Administration.
17:12 06 December
Azerbaijan’s taxes minister Fazil Mammadov dismissed from post
Azerbaijan's Minister of Taxes Fazil Mammadov was dismissed from his post upon the order of the country’s President Ilham Aliyev on December 5.
16:52 05 December
Azerbaijan establishes organizing committee for Baku BMX World Championships 2018
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on establishment of an Organizing Committee for holding the World Championships 2018 in Baku.
18:35 15 November
ANAS proposes businesses undertake to finance development of science in country
The Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) has proposed that businesses undertake to finance the development of science by paying taxes.
17:31 16 October
Commission for the Regulation and Coordination of Labor Relations established in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on the establishment of the Commission on the regulation and coordination of labor relations.
02:19 18 March
Tax return and statement forms intended for SMEs to be simplified – minister
“Application of “principle of individual approach” to taxpayers from different sectors with different turnover enables to render more efficient service to such taxpayers, minimize tax control measures, and fulfil taxpayer-related activities by a single tax authority, through “one stop shop”. When treating large companies and special regime taxpayers, the Ministry of Taxes will pursue a policy that builds upon extensive analysis and risk assessment. Overarching priority will be given to assessment of available risks and introduction of e-audit. Risks of tax evasion by such taxpayers will be assessed on individual and thorough basis, predictions will be made through economic analysis, whereas tax control measures, including field tax inspections will be carried out more comprehensively. Middle-income local businesses and disciplined taxpayers will be communicated under the principle of transparent partnership. The cases of tax evasion will be identified in consideration of features related to the field of activity and such taxpayers will be subjected to optimum measures of tax control”, the minister said.
16:37 28 February
Approach with respect to taxpayers to be differentiate - minister
Logical continuation of reforms in the tax system makes improvement of administration and transformation of organizational structure inevitable, Azerbaijani Minister of Taxes Fazil Mammadov said in his article posted on the website of the Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA).
16:15 28 February
President Ilham Aliyev attends conference on development of Azerbaijani districts
A conference, dedicated to the results of third year implementation of "The State Program on socio-economic development of the districts of the Republic of Azerbaijan in 2014-2018", was held in Baku Jan. 30.
10:02 30 January
Azerbaijan increases excise duty on luxury cars - UPDATED
According to amendment, the excise duty on cars with engine volume up to 2000 cubic centimetres remained unchanged.
14:51 14 December
Azerbaijan to exempt production and sale of flour and bread from VAT
According to him, along with wheat, the production and sale of flour and bread are planned to be exempted from VAT for three years.
13:27 14 December
Insolvent banks may be exempted from VAT
According to him, submission of toxic assets of the insolvent banks is offered to be exempted from VAT for three years since January 1, 2017.
12:49 14 December
Over 200 amendments offered to Tax Code
Ziyad Samadzade, Chairman of Economic Policy, Industry and Entrepreneurship Committee of the parliament said that President Ilham Aliyev submitted projects to the parliament on increase of economic activity development of entrepreneurship and sustainable development of the state: “Azerbaijan achieved successes during 25 years. Decline in oil price, global shakings affected Azerbaijan’s economy. The draft projects serve reduction of these affects, sustainable development of the country”.
12:43 14 December
Azerbaijan, Israel ink several documents
The agreement on cooperation in standardization, conformity assessment and metrology between Azerbaijan and Israel was signed by chairman of the State Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patent Ramiz Hasanov and Israeli Minister of Environmental Protection Zeev Elkin.
16:53 13 December
PACE session to consider issue of judge from Azerbaijan to European court
The parliament told APA that the delegation includes MPs Vusal Huseynov, Ganira Pashayeva, Rovshan Rzayev, Sahiba Gafarova, Rafael Huseynov, Elkhan Suleymanov, Sevinj Huseynova, Muslum Mammadov, Fazil Mustafa and Sabir Hajiyev.
19:52 07 October
Azerbaijani delegation to leave for Strasbourg to attend PACE spring session
Baku – APA. A group of MPs led by Chairman of the parliamentary Committee on International and Interparliamentary Relations, Head of Azerbaijan's delegation to PACE Samad Seyidov will be on a visit to Strasbourg on April 17-23 to attend the spring session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
15:38 16 April
Azerbaijan president’s visit to US highly appreciated - SURVEY
Chairman of the Great Establishment Party, MP Fazil Mustafa told APA that the visit was a new stage in the development of US-Azerbaijani relations. He said that this visit will create an opportunity for a review of bilateral relations.
19:54 31 March
Azerbaijani president awards some employees of State Customs Committee
For their distinguishing service, the following employees were awarded:
17:10 30 January