Goal 4: Raise (net) tax revenues to 16 percent of GDP by 2015 and use public resources efficiently and transparently. These goals are also included in the implementation of the fiscal pact, which is an integral part of the PQD priority areas, as defined by the Economic and Social Cabinet. On Track With the objective of continuing to strengthen tributary and financial administration, the Ministry of Finance, with the support of USAID, launched the Taxpayer Registration System and Taxpayer Current
12 Account Reconciliation Project designed to establish more reliable and updated databases that will guarantee improved tax administration. To date, 6,197 TCA and 1,191 TRSrecords were reconciled. Likewise, 2 modules of the Case Selection and Management System were implemented, which will guarantee increased effectiveness in fiscal administration as well as improved administrative and legal response to tax debt. The Ministry of Finance began operations on anew transparency portal. As part of the Municipal Competitiveness Challenge, 20 municipalities were selected, based on their fiscal accountability improvements, to receive Domestic Finance for Development (DF4D) grants to support local crime prevention activities. The first indicator for this goal is net tax collection as a percentage of GDP, which was at 13.9% for fiscal year 2011 and increased to 14.5% in 2012. The second indicator is the Open Budget Index Ranking in which El Salvador obtained 37 in 2010, fora ranking of 58 out of 94 countries. The score improved in 2012, reaching a score of 43 that placed El Salvador at the rank of 55 out of 100 countries.