On September 26, Minister
of Finance Oleksandr Danyliuk
Ljungman, the IMF Resident Representative
In the framework
of the meeting, the interlocutors discussed the progress in the implementation
of the comprehensive reform of the State Fiscal Service.
issues to tackle were further steps in upgrading the SFS aimed to facilitate a
complete change in the structure and the principles of the Service’s work.
agreed that the initiatives to transform the activities of the SFS are urgent
for introduction. The preliminary results of operation of the automatic VAT
refund register are considered positive development in the tax area, but
without changing the structure of work of fiscal authorities
further steps will be rather insufficient.
On the outcomes
of the meeting, it was agreed to prolong work with the IMF and other international
partners on the reform of the SFS.