Sogei is a 100% publicly owned joint stock company, the shares being held by the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Pursuant to art. 4 of the Articles of Association, and in as much as the Company is a public law institution/contract awarding authority and is also owned by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Company's main purpose is to supply services which assist the performance of the public functions assigned to the Ministry of Economy and Finance and to the Finance Agencies, and in particular:
Sogei may also perform, directly or indirectly, in compliance with the legislation in force, any other activity involving information technology on behalf of central or local public administrations, institutions, local territorial public entities, partly publicly owned companies, bodies and entities which carry out activities of public interest or of importance in the public sector, and international and supranational institutions and foreign public administrations.
The legal tool used to identify the common, standard rules for services and solutions aimed at the computerised tax system is represented by the Framework Services Contract. This contract is made between the Revenue Authority and the Company, being the instrumental ICT body proposed by the Authority itself. Pursuant to the Framework Services Contract, Sogei guarantees the maintenance, development and management of the computerised tax system.