Yearly Archives: 2015
First part of Hawaii’s $59M state tax modernization plan complete
The Hawaii State Department of Taxation has completed the first part of its $59 million tax modernization plan, ahead of schedule and within budget.
State launches new tax system for businesses
Massachusetts on Monday rolled out a new tax revenue system, dubbed MassTax Connect, to businesses across the state.
The new online portal is now open to 250,000 business taxpayers, the first major test of a system that debuted on a trial basis to just a handful of businesses last year. Individual taxpayers are scheduled to begin using the new system in 2017.
28th Annual Festival of Trees Sponsorship
As members of the community, we believe it is important to contribute in ways that strengthen and enrich the community. As a technology company, we also recognize that the advances of tomorrow will be born of the minds of children today. It is from this perspective that we proudly support Intermountain and its mission to heal children and give them the healthy and nurturing environment they deserve…
Quality NM Announces 2015 Excellence Awards
Quality New Mexico has announced its Performance Excellence awards for 2015.
Organizations open to feedback on their performance submit a self-assessment for an in-depth review, and receive a site visit and written feedback from volunteer examiners. Quality New Mexico’s process is based on the Baldrige Framework for Performance Excellence.
IRD’s business transformation project to come in under budget
The Inland Revenue’s new tax service software has brought the forecast cost of the project to below $1 billion.
The software installation will also come online before its due date.
It is the backbone for an overhaul of the IRD’s ageing information technology infrastructure and a customer focused update to its processes.
Johnson City DMV wait times way down
FastDS® was implemented in Tennessee in February 2015.
“Huff-Paz credits a new streamlined program that went live earlier this year as being the driving force for the reduction in wait times. She says now that the agency and its employees have figured out the ins and outs of the system the hope is that they’ll be able to get people in and out even quicker.”
Najib: GST is Malaysia’s saviour
The Initial Rollout in Malaysia was in May of 2013. GST went live in April of 2015.
“The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has proven to be the saviour of Malaysia’s economy even though there are claims it burdens the people, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
He said GST revenue could cover the shortfall in government income as a result of the drop in world crude oil prices.”
IInland Revenue hopes to get politics out of its $1b-plus overhaul
Efforts are underway to take the political heat out of Inland Revenue’s $1 billion-plus Business Transformation project.
Inland Revenue deputy commissioner of change Greg James said he had received approval to brief Labour and other opposition parties on the progress of the project.
Major Improvement In Area Of Tax
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) team is currently on the island for the ninth quarterly review of the Jamaican economy under the extended fund facility.