Management of the State Fiscal Service held a meeting with
representatives of embassies, missions and international experts. "The
goal of these meetings is to take stock of the year and discuss the prospects
of the cooperation with international partners for the future. This year our
cooperation with international partners has been quite effective and promising.
We launched many joint projects. And we have many plans for the next year",
said the Chairman of the SFS Roman Nasirov at the
Cooperation with the international community is extremely
important area of the SFS activity. Roman Nasirov
outlined the priorities for joint work with international partners in the
customs and tax spheres. Thus, among the priority areas of cooperation in
customs for 2017 are joining the common transit system (NCTS), coordination
activity of border agencies, improving border infrastructure, development of
risk management, electronic exchange of preliminary information, development of
administrative measures against smuggling and violations of customs rules.
"We are looking for your help and support in the
modernization of information systems, effective control of transfer pricing,
the implementation of automatic exchange of tax information with foreign
competent authorities, that will be an effective tool in fight against tax
evasion", said Roman Nasirov.
Also the Chairman of the SFS focused on the results of 2016
activity. In 2016 the state budget received record revenues from SFS. In 2016
the revenues to the state budget increased by 30%. For 11 months, the state
budget received an additional UAH 154.7 billion. Also the SFS significantly
increased revenues to the local budgets: from the beginning of the year the
local budgets received UAH 131.3 billion.
Among the priorities areas of the next year, as the Chairman
said, are further digitalisation of the process of taxes and fees
administration. In turn, representatives of the international community
stressed the need for further reforms, fighting corruption and legalization of
the economy. In their opinion, that has a positive impact on the investment
attractiveness of the country.