NUMBER OF OFFICIALS PRESENTING DELARATION OF INCOME AND PROPERTY
INCREASES BY 4 THOUSAND THIS YEAR


YEREVAN, MAY 26, NOYAN TAPAN. Approximately 46,000 declarations of
income and property have been received this year by the subdivisions
of the RA Government-affiliated State Tax Service (STS) compared with
42,123 declarations in 2004. STS Head Feliks Tsolakian stated this at
the May 25 press conference, noting that as of May 1, 741 high-ranking
officials were subjected to administrative liability for evasion to
submit a declaration compared with 1,800 ones in 2004. Underlining the
importance of passing the Law on Declaration of Incomes and Property
by Natural Persons, F. Tsolakian expressed confidence that it will
help increase the efficiency of the supervisory functions of the tax
bodies.