Therefrom, according to him, the Government has
submitted to the Parliament 44 legal acts.
This package of
reforms includes, in particular, a draft Budget Code - additional powers to
local authorities and additional redistribution of funds to local communities.
Among the bills, draft
amendments to the Tax Code - "changing the taxation system, abolishing the
number of taxes, enlarging the tax base", Arseniy
Yatsenyuk was quoted as saying.
Moreover, the Government
offers amendments to the Customs Code targeting to stabilize the balance of
The reform package envisages
new principles to tax large business structures. Thus, the Government suggests
to adopt the law on transfer pricing and to cancel the agreement on avoidance
of double taxation with Cyprus.
In addition, the
Prime Minister explained, the Cabinet of Ministers had submitted to the Parliament
a number of social bills, “including the reduction of expenses for the
maintenance of social funds and optimization of social expenditures that are received
by certain persons, but should not be covered from the State Budget".
Arseniy Yatsenyuk informed
that the Parliament would be familiarized with the first deregulation package
– that is the reduction in number of licenses and permits. The Prime Minister
appealed to the MPs to support a number of changes into the legislation
concerning deregulation in architectural control area.
submits the drafts on recapitalization of Ukrainian banks, aimed at
stabilizing the banking system.
the Government insists on legalization of a gambling business and receiving incomes
into the State Budget of Ukraine, instead of into the pockets of law
enforcement officers and those who exercise control over this business,"
addressed Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
Volodymyr Groysman to include in the agenda all the
bills submitted by the Government, "to afford to vigorously work with them", "Afterwards the laws will be
considered by the Committees and we will actively work on making changes and amendments
to these drafts, in case such changes and amendments comply with the general strategy, a shared vision of Budget
can be voted only after you support all previous legislative initiatives, as
it was drafted just basing on a new tax basis, on the new fiscal relations,
the legalization of shadow income, on de-shadowing business, taxation of large
business and new approaches to the social benefits," Arseniy Yatsenyuk explained
to the members of the Parliament.
"We'll work as
long as it is needed. Let the MPs get familiarized and let them work. The Government
is ready to work 24 hours 7 days a week," added the Prime Minister.