Tax spent 203 million flopped ICT project




The Tax would be an amount of 203 million euros lost in a failed IT project whose development has lasted many years. The system would have to collect all taxes and all fees have to pay.

That requires the NRC based on internal documents of the Treasury, which have not been publicly released. Early this year, there would have chosen to put it after many years has been in development. Stopping the development of the so-called ETPM system On the computer is on the years spent 203 million euros and the development was initiated in 2005. The House was informed about the failure of the ICT project. Pass early this year

Would be considered in order to stop the development of the new computer back in 2009 so allows the NRC. The project would have suffered from for years. Significant problems It is also unclear what the reasons were to still continue the development in 2009, but probably was the large amount was already spent on the project, reason enough not to quit; initial costs were estimated at 60 million, but in 2009 showed that there was issued. 160 million euros

Despite the failure of the development ETPM the system is still used on a limited scale after part of the software was delivered with a cost of 175 million euros in 2010. After that another 28 million spent on maintenance, repair and development, says the NRC.

According to the sources of the NRC ETPM is used for about 1 percent of the transactions and about 3.5 percent of the total funding within the Tax. It is unclear whether the system is running: the documents show that the Tax was irresponsible to use for collecting taxes and paying surcharges ETPM.

The ETPM system was an automation project for the collection of taxes and the payment of fees. The system should be applied with a combined value of more than 200 billion euros. 260 million transactions The Tax Administration is under fire for some time due to problems with ICT, which among other things led to problems with the payment and allocation of benefits.


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