The NTRC is headed by an Executive Director and assisted by a Deputy Director. The Office of the Director exercises supervision and control over nine branches, as follows: Planning and Coordinating Branch, Administrative and Financial Branch, Direct Taxes Branch, Indirect Taxes Branch, Fiscal Incentives Branch, Special Research and Technical Services Branch, Local Finance Branch, Economics Branch, and Tax Statistics Branch.
1. Planning and Coordinating Branch
Formulates, jointly with the technical branches, the NTRC plans and programs; coordinates activities of the technical branches and takes charge of the NTRC Management Information System; and assists in the development of plans and program objectives relative to management improvement in the NTRC.
2. Administrative and Financial Branch
Plans, directs and supervises all administrative and financial requirements of the Center.
3. Direct Taxes Branch
Recommends such reforms as may be necessary in the area of direct taxation.
4. Indirect Taxes Branch
Recommends such reforms as may be necessary in the area of indirect taxation.
5. Special Research & Technical Services Branch
Recommends such reforms as may be necessary in the areas of revenue administration, national government fees and charges, customs and tariff matters, tax education and other non-tax matters not falling within the area of responsibility of other branches.
6. Fiscal Incentives Branch
Recommends reforms and policies as may be necessary in the area of fiscal incentives.
7. Local Finance Branch
Recommends such reforms as may be necessary in the area of local finance.
8. Economics Branch
Undertakes basic and long term studies on the economics of taxation and public finance, particularly on the role of taxation in growth and development.
9. Tax Statistics Branch
Conducts studies using statistical techniques to facilitate the analysis of the tax system thereby aiding in the formulation of sound fiscal policies, develops revenue estimation techniques and maintains a comprehensive, up-to-date data bank on public finance statistics.