Tomorrow, La Laguna City Council completes its full integration into the Tenerife Tax Consortium, with the opening of a public service office at number 54 San Agustín Street. In this way, the City Council adopts a new model of executive collection (that is, collection not paid within the established deadlines) that simplifies procedures, speeds up the resolution of files and, ultimately, improves the administration’s relations with the taxpayer.
The Councilor for Finance and Economic Services of La Laguna, Paqui Rivero, explained that “being part of the Tax Consortium will result in a reduction in administrative deadlines, a more integrated and effective management, and a greater simplification of procedures for the population. , which will have a very central office, thus avoiding unnecessary travel.”
For the president of the Tax Consortium, the councilor of the Cabildo de Tenerife Juan José Martínez, it is another milestone within the service provided to most of the municipalities of Tenerife, only three are left to join, and La Palma and El Iron.
Martínez assured that “all the means at our disposal are aimed at making tax collection in the executive phase more efficient, thanks to the human, material and computer resources that allow us to centralize this activity with a level of performance higher than that which could be achieved.” offer individually.”
In this sense, Paqui Rivero pointed out that the measure “involves joining efforts with other administrations to improve the results of public management and in particular the attention to the taxpayer. It will also mean savings in human and material resources for the City Council,” he assured.
The new office on San Agustín Street has a quick in-person service desk to obtain a payment letter or pay without an appointment; For the rest of the procedures, it is necessary to request an appointment by calling 922 208 200. This same number is the telephone service, from Monday to Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
La Laguna thus joins a large group of local entities from Tenerife and other islands that are part of this organization and whose structure is now reinforced by the integration of the City Council. Taxpayers who have outstanding debts will now have access to the Consortium’s office network.