Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman hopes for
adoption in the near future of the elaborated by the Ministry of Finance and
approved by the Government draft law on Financial Investigations Service – the
authority designed as an analytical body and called to replace the existing
economic bodies of security agencies. The Head of Government said during a
meeting with participation of President of Ukraine, heads of major business
associations and Business Ombudsman. The event was dedicated to the launch in
Ukraine of a single electronic register of VAT refunds.
"It's crucial for us to prolong the SFS reform and
proceed to establishment of the modern Financial Investigation Service. I think
that the line Committee [on Tax and Customs Policy of the Verkhovna Rada of
Ukraine] together with the Ministry of Finance will finalize the bill and any
time soon we will complete the process [of launching of the Financial
Investigation Service]", said Volodymyr Groysman.
He stressed that the Service would become part of positive
transformations in the country and improve the