A large European country is collecting personal tax returns from citizens and would like to perform that activity through an online system. Within the first three years of operations, the system is expected to collect and process the returns for 50% of the population representing a sum of around $132bn. The system would be built by a private company having experience in running large-scale data centers. Such a system would be used by government employees and citizens using passwords generated by the government but able to be modified at any time by the citizens.
There will be two data centres in place. One of them, the primary data centre, would run the operational system from a location on the outskirts of the capital... View More »