This report reviews the Personal Income Tax in Republic of Armenia and identifies policy and administration options to support the introduction of a Universal PIT Declaration, as well as enhance the PIT’s revenue mobilization and equity. We discuss improvements of the PIT’s tax incentives, with a focus on the mortgage interest tax credit, and opportunities to make the PIT more progressive while preserving its revenue mobilization performance. Best practice administrative solutions are presented to facilitate the introduction of the Universal Declaration, including prefilling of information and organizational issues.
In Armenia, both external and domestic financing face challenges. Armenia’s share of inward foreign direct investment (FDI) in private external financing has declined significantly over the past decade. Access to domestic finance in Armenia is also moderate and masks important disparities. Against this background, this paper analyses the determinants of inward FDI and examines the impediments to increasing access to domestic finance. The paper con