The General Treasury of the Kingdom (TGR), indicated that the tax revenues of local authorities (CT) amounted to 3.9 billion dirhams (MMDH) at the end of February 2023, an increase of 19.4% compared to 2022. .
In its recent monthly bulletin of local finance statistics (BMSFL), the TGR explains that this increase is driven by the 53.2% increase in direct taxes and 8.4% in indirect taxes, specifies the TGR noting that the revenue Taxes constituted 85.3% of the overall receipts of local authorities.
Standing at more than 2.64 billion dirhams at the end of February 2023, against 2.08 billion dirhams a year earlier, the resources transferred are up by 26.9%, due to the increase in the share of the regions in the proceeds corporate income tax and income tax (+341 MDH), the share of local authorities in the proceeds of VAT (+126 MDH) and support funds (+87 MDH).
48.2% of local authority revenue is made up of their share of VAT revenue, notes the same source.
As for the resources managed by the State on behalf of the CTs, they increased by 20.6% to 427 MDH, coming from the increase in the professional tax (+38 MDH), the municipal services tax (+31 MDH) and housing tax (+4 MDH).
The resources managed by the CTs stood at more than 1.49 billion dirhams at the end of February 2023 against 1.23 billion dirhams recorded a year earlier, up 21%. They are largely made up of revenue from the tax on unbuilt urban land (461 MDH), the fee for temporary occupation of the communal public domain (205 MDH), state revenue (143 MDH) and the tax on construction operations (121 MDH).
The evolution of the structure of CT resources between the end of February 2022 and the end of February 2023 shows a decrease in the share of resources managed by local authorities and resources managed by the State, combined with an increase in the share of transferred resources.