International Survey on Revenue Administration (ISORA)

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Course No.: SA 18.18
Location: New Delhi, India
Date: April 9, 2018-April 13, 2018 (1 Week)
Language: English

Target Audience:

Officials responsible for coordinating the completion of the 2018 ISORA survey (i.e. the country coordinators).


Senior officials who acts as the country coordinator for ISORA Participants should register themselves on https://datacollection.rafit.org to have access to both the RA-FIT data collection platform and the RA-FIT data dissemination platform (http://data.rafit.org).

Course Description:

The International Survey on Revenue Administration (ISORA) is a partnership between the Inter-American Center of Tax Administration (CIAT), the Intra-European Organisation of Tax Administrations (IOTA), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The first survey, launched in 2016, was completed by 135 tax administration, and the survey data is now accessible for participating jurisdictions on a secured online database.

Course Objectives:

The 2018 edition of ISORA will be launched in May 2018 and this workshop aims to provide tax administration officials with an overview of:
  • An overview of the importance of performance measurement and management;
  • Feedback on data analysed from ISORA 2016, e.g. trends, interesting information etc.;
  • The 2018 ISORA survey, including the simplifications made since 2016;
  • The functionality and use of the RA-FIT Data Collection Platform, including new platform features; and
  • The use of the RA-FIT Data Dissemination Portal, i.e. how to access and make the best of the comparative data collected through ISORA 2016.

The workshop will be delivered by IMF HQ personnel who are responsible for the ISORA/RA-FIT project.

Important Note for Online Courses:

For Online Learning (OL) courses, which are delivered through the edX platform, you will need an additional piece of information to register: you will be prompted for your edX.org username. If you do not already have a username, please go to https://courses.edx.org/register and sign up for a free account. Once you have created an account, you may complete the IMF Institute application. If you already have an edX account, your username can be found on the top right of the screen after logging in.

Important Note for Internal Economics Training Courses:

Internal Economics Training (IT) courses are self-financed. The IMF will not charge officials for attending courses. However, all travel, insurance, hotel, and living costs will need to be covered by the agency sponsoring the participants.