About Us

The Tax Administration of the Republic of Srpska, as a body within the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Srpska, was established under the Law on the Tax Administration of the Republic of Srpska (Official Gazette of the Republic of Srpska, No. 51/01), which entered into force on 24 October 2001 and which governs the basis for implementing and executing tax legislation of the Republic of Srpska and the bylaws based on the legislation, and defines tax minor and criminal offences, and tax sanctions.

Our Mission – Why Do We Exist

The Tax Administration of the Republic of Srpska impartially and efficiently performs collection and control of the payment of public revenues, with the consistent application of legal regulations and mutual trust between the RSTA and taxpayers and thus serves the Republic and its citizens.

Our Vision – What Do We Strive To

The Tax Administration of the Republic of Srpska is a modernly organized administration, highly professional and efficient, aimed at achieving the highest level of voluntary tax compliance, recognizable and respected by taxpayers, other institutions and the general public.

Activities

The main activities of the RS Tax Administration are control of the application of tax laws, calculation and payment of taxes, fines and interest, detection and prevention of criminal offenses, tax offenses and corruption, within its competence. The Tax Administration of RS is organized into Headquarters, Regional Centers, Local Offices and Temporary Offices.

Competences

The competences of the Tax Administration of the Republic of Srpska are defined by the Tax Procedure Law of the Republic of Srpska (“Official Gazette of the Republic of Srpska”, No. 102/11, 108/ 11, 67 / 13, 31/14 and 44/16). MORE

Tasks

Tax Administration’s main task is to consistently, impartially, and efficiently collect public revenues thus providing service to both, the Republic of Srpska and its citizens. In accomplishing this task, Tax Administrating must steer by the following principles:

integrity, legality, impartiality, reliability

Public’s trust into integrity, legality, impartiality, and reliability of the Tax Administration is an extremely important premise in accomplishment of the task.

Historical Background

Establishment: The Tax Administration of the Republic of Srpska was established at the end of 2001 pursuant to the Law on Tax Administration and is part of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Srpska. It has been operating in this form of business since January 1, 2002, when it was established by merging of the Republic Public Revenue Administration and the Financial Police of RS.

Former Directors-General

Milica Bisić
2001-2003

Miodrag Đurić
2003-2006

Vlado Vrhovac
2006-2008

Mile Banika (Acting Director General)
2008-2011

Zora Vidović
2011-2018