encompasses Zalau and Pitesti

Newsroom 09/06/2011 | 12:56

Inhabitants in Zalau and Pitesti can from now on pay their taxes online, as the city halls of the two cities have enrolled in, the national electronic system of tax payments via bank card. will be expanded over the course of this year in more local administrations. In 2012, all local administrations will be enrolled in the system, according to the calendar of

 Until the moment, there were 1,000 payments via The website was accessed by 43,325 unique users.

At the end of March, the Ministry of Communications announced the launch of, the National System of Electronic Tax Payment via bank card (SNEP).

“The system is very easy for any local administration to implement,” said the minister of communications, Valerian Vreme, at the time. “We conceived and developed so that by next year all Romanian citizens can access its services. For this, city halls need just to enroll in the system of their own free will or at the request of the citizens they represent,” added the minister.

Government Decision 1235, which approved the SNEP, states that public institutions that collect taxes must register in the system according to a certain schedule, Andreea Stoleru, spokesperson for the Ministry of Communications, told BR.

The first stage is that all counties and cities with a population higher than 150,000 inhabitants must enroll in the system within seven months of the government decision coming into force.

In the second stage, municipalities and cities with a population of up to 150,000 inhabitants must enroll within five months of the end of the first stage, but no later than a year from the original decision becoming effective.

The third stage is the registration of the localities and public institutions that did not sign up in the previous two stages. Enrollment should be done within six months of the end of the second stage but no later than 18 months after the decision came into force.

Business Review has recently reviewed the steps made by the authorities recently to streamline the tax payment process.

Otilia Haraga

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