The diminishment of expenses for investments has affected the IT infrastructure of the National Agency of Fiscal Administration (ANAF), therefore the current situation is critical, according to the report of the Court of Accounts for 2016.
“For 2016 budget, ANAF based its credit requirements for the capital expenses at an initial level of RON 118.94 million, but through the budget correction withdrew the amount of RON 83.967 million, the final credits for investments, amounting to RON 34.979 million, registered a budgetary execution, through the payments that amounted to RON 11.99 million, of 34.3 percent. The diminishment of expenses for investments has affected the IT infrastructure of ANAF, the current situation being critical. ANAF has an old and non-performing IT and communications infrastructure, for which there haven’t been any investment since 2013,” says the document.
Moreover, the IT strategy of ANAF for 2016-2020 hasn’t been approved, at the audit date were elaborated two formats of the document, but none of them is approved, says the release.
“By lacking any strategy, there are not short-term, medium-term and long-term objectives. The lack of investments, as well as the permanent loading of the calculus and storage capacity from the Primary Data Center (CDP) and the Secondary Data Center (CDS), as well exponential increase in demands for new IT applications has led to appearance of some flaws IT system, observed during the financial audit mission,” says the report.
The document says that ANAF hasn’t fulfilled the legal obligation to prepare the financial reports for its own activity based on the general inventory of assets, debts and own capital, because in 2016 there was no inventory operation.