The Government of
Ukraine has decided to place the State Fiscal Service under the authority of
the Ministry of Finance of Ukraine. Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy
Yatsenyuk said this during the presentation of the
institutional reform of the SFS on Wednesday, June 24.
Minister has emphasized that he welcomes the reorganization model of the SFS,
provided by Finance Minister of Ukraine Natalie Jaresko
and SFS Chairman Roman Nasirov. However, he has stressed the
importance of "practical steps and consequences of this
He has recalled
that the previous management of the State Fiscal Service failed to meet the
tasks assigned by the PM for half a year: "That is why the Government
launched an investigation and the entire leadership of the SFS has been removed
Arseniy Yatsenyuk has pointed out that we do not have another six
months for the implementation of changes to the SFS: "You have three
months so that taxpayers could feel a new and qualitative tax culture, which
will be implemented by the State Fiscal Service’s leadership."
Minister has stressed the need to change not only the leadership, "There
are a lot of changes on the top, but they do not reach the local level, because
the same rules, the same people, the same corruption remain there."