The Secretariat General for Taxation (SGT) carries out the jurisdictions determined there to by the laws, regulations, and decisions issued to implement them, also SGT provides many services to support the business and finance sector including taxpayer registration, returns and tax certificates.
The Sultanate also, gives attention to the SME’s by activating and developing business and finance sector through providing e-services such as one stop shop, entrepreneur card and training programs which aims to qualify entrepreneurs.
In addition, an E-Tendering portal was developed to facilitate the process of tendering and procurement in the sultanate by Registering, advertising, Opening, tendering process and Awarding all government tenders.
As part of the Sultanate's efforts to encourage business and attract foreign investment, the Sultanate has focused its policy on encouraging foreign capital to drive the development movement to reduce dependence on oil and diversify national income sources. The government amended the tax law in 2000 to create a good investment climate in the Sultanate. During the reduction of the tax rate.
The Foreign Capital Investment Law was also issued to regulate foreign investment in the Sultanate.
Logistics includes the flow and the storage of goods and information from the productive country to the consuming country. It is one of the modern sectors that concern local and foreign investors and a mean for diversifying the economy of any country. Countries surrounded by sea try to improve this industry by implementing a comprehensive logistic network covers imports, exports, storages, supply and express mail. As Oman is one of these countries, it follows the logistic strategy to build a strong economic pillar for the country. Therefore, the Ministry of Transportation established Oman National center for Logistics in order to improve and develop this industry. Oman has many free zones that provide logistic services such as:
This section also provides information on business support services such as capacity building, self-employment programs (i.e. Sanad centers) and registration of suppliers with the Ministry of Finance and other information.
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The Public Establishment for Industrial Estate (PEIE) launched the system of Al-Mazyonah free zone, " Eddah System". The system is linked with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s database in order to facilitate the flow of goods to and from the free zone and to receive all investment requests electronically.
Sanad Service Centers are small or medium-sized enterprises owned by qualified Omani youth who provide a number of government and private services that rely mainly on information technology for individuals and institutions. These centers are an essential supporter of the economy and small and medium enterprises. It contributes to the employment of the national workforce and support individual initiatives and self-employment. In addition, it assists in qualifying individuals and developing programs and plans.
The JSRS system provides several privileges to its members, including a page that targets suppliers, registered on the site, to introduce them to different products and services as well as the latest tenders in the oil and gas sector in the Sultanate. The system also allows chatting between registered companies inside the Sultanate and abroad in addition to the possibility of searching and inquiring about anything related to products and services.
Institutional accreditation is a two-stage process for the accreditation of all licensed public and private higher education institutions (HEIs) in Oman. The first stage is Quality Audit and the second stage is Standards Assessment.
Institutional Standards Assessment covers nine areas of scope which are:
Governance and Management, Student Learning by Coursework Programs, Student Learning by Research Programs, Staff Research and Consultancy, Industry and Community Engagement, Academic Support Services, Students and Student Support Services, Staff and Staff Support Services, and General Support Services and Facilities.
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A service obliging citizens to obtain the certificate of possession of wild animals in captivity for the purpose of inventory and follow-ups, as follows:
Appendix 1: The Arabian Oryx or ‘Al-Maha’, The Arabian Tiger, The Nubian ibex, The ‘Reem’ or the Arabian Sand Gazelle, The Striped Hyena, The Arabian Gazelle, The Bustards and The Lynx
Appendix 2: The Honey Badger, The Hare, The Red Fox, The Loggerhead Turtle, The Olive Ridley Turtle, The Hawksbill Turtle, The Wildcat, The Sand Cat, The Arabian Wolf and The Sand Fox
All types of: Falcons, Owls, Eagles, Vultures, Ostriches, Pelicans, Gulls and Terns
Submitting an online request through the Ministry website.
A field visit
Receiving the possession certificate
On the job training are programs for judges, members of the Public Prosecution and their assistants and legal persons working at the administrative apparatus of the state and Omani lawyers. The training is divided into two parts:
RASD supports the monitoring and evaluation activities through allowing public entities provide electronically updates on mega projects, development plans, SCP decisions, and national initiatives.
RASD is deigned to receives, store and give the access to these data for SCP board members.