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Fiscal Policy

Compliance Risk Management (CMPLRM)


Session No.: SA 22.25

Location: New Delhi, India

Date: June 20-24, 2022 (1 week) New dates

Primary Language: English

    Target Audience

    Senior and middle management level officers who are responsible for establishing or leading the compliance risk function or unit within their administration or will undertake such work in their future career path.

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    No formal qualifications are necessary, but participants should have at least five years' experience in the tax authority.

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    Course Description

    Compliance Risk Management is recognized as a key component of effective tax administration. The purpose of this course, presented by the IMF's SARTTAC office, is to consider the importance of a risk-based approach to compliance and how this leads to the efficient administration of the revenue system. The course is designed for participants who are responsible for establishing or leading their administration's compliance risk function or unit. It will cover theoretical concepts at the beginning of each module and then follow these with practical examples for course participants to understand the concepts. Group activities and discussions will follow on alignment to the administrations' strategic direction and how this should guide the development of the compliance program. The course will cover the following main topics: what is risk management and why is risk-based management important, undertaking intelligence gathering, risk differentiation, mitigating risks through a compliance improvement program, and development by each administration of plans to implement a risk register and adopt risk differentiation.

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    Course Objectives

    The objective of the course is to cover not only conceptual material (i.e. theory) but to also ensure that strong fundamentals are established through undertaking practical exercises. Course materials will be based on practical support materials and will provide participants with sufficient knowledge and tools to return to their administration to take a leadership role in the establishment or management of the compliance risk system within their administration.

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