Working Group on Freezing of Bank Accounts

Meeting I

On the issue of freezing and unfreezing the taxpayers’ accounts by the commercial banks based on the relevant orders issued by the tax and local fees directorates within municipalities, with the participation of representatives from:

  • the Municipality of Tirana and the Tax and Local Fees Directorate
  • the Albanian Association of Banks
  • second-tier banks
  • business chambers
  • MFE

During the discussions, it came out as necessary to intervene in the sub-legal framework and a proposal was drafted and submitted to MFE for amending point 90 of Instruction no. 24/2008 “On Tax Procedures”.

Working Group on the Freezing of Bank Accounts, Tirana, 5 February 2020

Investment Council is supported by the Ministry of Finance and Economy, the EBRD and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)