Changes to the Tax Code: tax on land and its sale

Posted by: | Posted on: Февраль 14, 2017

PO09_BS_Holding_ho_2304328gTransparency Azerbaijan Anti-corruption Public Union welcomes introduction of the new simplified tax on sales of land that entered into force as of 1 January 2017. Besides that, although several changes were made to the Tax Code on the annual land tax, there is still a need to make corrections to certain points. Read More …

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A staff member of Transparency Azerbaijan delivered training On corruption in the private sector

Posted by: | Posted on: Февраль 8, 2017

1Transparency Azerbaijan Anti-corruption Public Union is happy to announce that our project coordinator Mahammad Muradov was invited as a trainer to the Anti-corruption Winter School organized jointly by Anti-corruption Academy (AZAKA) and Azerbaijan branch of European Legal Students Association (ELSA). The program took part in Gabala on 4-8 February 2017. Read More …

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On changes to the Rules on the Right of Foreign Donors to Give Grants in the Republic of Azerbaijan

Posted by: | Posted on: Февраль 1, 2017

Foto-Rena-S.-300x218The Cabinet of Ministers made changes to the Rules on the Right of Foreign Donors to Award Grants in the Republic of Azerbaijan by its decree No 12 dated 24 January 2017. Transparency Azerbaijan welcomes this decree as an important step on the way to solve problems of the civil society and believes that the decree will ease the procedures for the right of foreign donors to award grants in the country. Read More …

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Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2016

Posted by: | Posted on: Январь 25, 2017

CPI 2016Transparency International’s National Chapter in Azerbaijan presents the TI Corruption Perceptions Index 2016. This year Azerbaijan received a score of 30, and was ranked 123th out of 176 countries. The CPI 2016 ranks countries in terms of the degree to which corruption is perceived to exist in the public sector. The ranking is based on a scale of 0 to 100 with 0 being very corrupt and 100 being very clean. It is thus a country’s score rather than its rank that allows comparing developments in a country over time.  In 2015 Azerbaijan was ranked 119th among 168 countries with the score of 29. Azerbaijan’s score in this year’s CPI went up by one point from the previous year. Read More …

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Global Corruption Barometer 2016

Posted by: | Posted on: Ноябрь 15, 2016

barometerTransparency Azerbaijan is pleased to present the results of a new 2016 Global Corruption Barometer (hereinafter the “Barometer”) by Transparency International, Global Coalition against Corruption.  This year, the global report is released in the format of regional series with Azerbaijan included into the report for Europe and Central Asia, summarizing opinions of nearly 60,000 people across 42 countries of the region. The sampling for Azerbaijan included 1,510 respondents and the survey was conducted in April-August 2016.  This is the only worldwide public opinion survey on views and experiences of corruption by ordinary citizens. As the only global poll of the general public, it provides an indicator of how corruption is affecting individuals on a national level and how efforts to curb corruption around the world are viewed on the ground.  The main findings for Europe and Central Asia of the 2016 Barometer are given below in comparison with data for Azerbaijan. Read More …

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