Parliamentary Finance: the absence of the Government Accountability missed 8 trillion
Parliamentary Finance: the absence of the Government Accountability missed 8 trillion dinars and collection December 8, 2015
He explained the parliamentary finance committee member Husam punitive, that the amount of non-oil revenues during the current year was four trillion dinars of the 12 trillion [difference 8 trillion dinars] for the lack of seriousness of the government to monitor and to hold accountable those in charge of the subject.
He said punitive "during the budget presented a proposal to the late Ahmad Chalabi [the former head of the Finance Committee] before he died two days later that we have a problem of revenue is oil, which represents the collection, fees, taxes, customs, and the communications and Kartat Shipping mobile, and fines, as there are real estate wages , Chalabi at the time and approved the idea. "
"We should know the revenue that comes to a very speculative or planning the federal government, and after knowledge will be ministries and departments not associated with the Ministry and the provinces accounting for the amount of levies," explaining that "what is planned up from 12 trillion dinars to 14 trillion and this number is very large."
And between, "it was to inform the Ministry of Finance that they do not write revenues only guess, but sketch also, if these figures are levied and obtained the right way to reaching the 12 trillion," he said, adding, "We ask telecommunications companies, also ask the customs tariff which have not been implemented in the border ports revenue because Kurdistan region did not execute. "
Punitive and pointed out that "what the collection of this year did not exceed 4 trillion of financial Iraq, while the planned 12 to 14 trillion, and here the question either the Ministry of Finance Takto and delude ourselves to these numbers, or is stolen or there was no collection real, has been nominated as the third view that the ministries and the government is not serious about follow-up, monitoring and accounting on this subject, what is planned is true when what actually up to 4 trillion levied. "
He pointed out that "the latest addition in 2015 of an increase Kartat communications, and Internet prices by 20% is supposed to return revenues of the federal government."
He punitive "As we discovered there is supposed to be a tax on companies licensing rounds, with an estimated 2 to 3 billion dollars, and this requires a large number accuracy and accountability and obtaining".
It was punitive, said in a statement yesterday that the "non-oil imports have been reduced [in the budget next year, 2016, as she was estimated at 14 trillion dinars and was now estimated at 12 trillion dinars, and the reason is because the calculated level of this revenue thing and what Asthsal and levied another thing".
And he demanded punitive federal government to "take care of procuring and collecting the money the federal treasury as planned in the budget," pointing out that "there are recommendations by the Finance Committee to impose sanctions on those concerned Paljbaah, and that is reminiscent within the budget law, which confirms the departments commitment Paljbaah and private wages of electricity and water. "
The House of Representatives has completed in its meeting on 22 of last month's discussion of the draft federal budget for the 2016 law, while the Council of Ministers held last week an amendment them to reduce the deficit, estimated at 22.7 trillion dinars, the equivalent of 21% of total expenditure compared to the expenses of 106 trillion dinars.
For its part, the government modified the budget to reduce total expenditure by five trillion dinars to be 101 trillion dinars, said a member of the parliamentary finance committee Majida al-Tamimi, said.
According to what she said Tamimi, the size of the deficit reduction in the new budget [101 trillion dinars] with the same survival of the imports [84 trillion dinars] will drop to 17 trillion dinars and constitute 16.2% of the total budget.