Strategic objectives of the Ministry of Finance of El Salvador are instrumental and operationalize the mission. They guide organizational action and resource allocation, identify priorities and how to reach the desired results through strategies, projects and operational actions. These should generate the objectives and strategies of the agencies so that the alignment and contribution of all parts of the Ministry of Finance to the achievement of the fiscal policy objectives is guaranteed.
The strategic objectives are:
1. Advance gradually to correct the imbalance in Public Finances and achieve a trend towards fiscal sustainability.
2. Improve the allocation of resources and the quality of public spending, protecting investment and social spending.
3. Implement a progressive tax policy that generates sufficient income in a sustained manner to finance public spending and investment by the State, with efficiency, effectiveness and equity in the administration of the tax and customs system.
4. Strengthen, modernize and innovate processes and services aimed at the satisfaction of users and taxpayers.