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Klymenko: “State budget did not get UAH 3 billion taxes”

The state budget did not get UAH 3 billion tax payments during last 6 months.

Oleksandr Klymenko – ex-minister of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine – wrote about it on his official Facebook page.

Ex-minister stated that state budget received UAH 96.2 billion tax payments during the first six months of 2014.

According to him, despite struggling with envelopes and other windmills, during the first six months Ministry of Revenue and Duties has carried out only 96.9% of the plan of incomes (which was made by Ministry of Finance), namely, UAH 99, 2 billion.

Thus, the budget did not get UAH 3 billion tax payments during the six months. Comparing to the previous year, during this period the amount of the collected taxes decreased by UAH 6.3 billion.

“UAH 13.5 billion tax that were gathered in June- is the lowest level of incomes in the state budget for the whole 2014,” – wrote the ex-minister.

Oleksandr Klymenko noted that during the last month, indicators on gathering of payments for even one budget-tax were not achieved.

“For instance, concerning the VAT. In June, state budget received UAH 1.9 billion less than the Ministry of Finance expected for. According to absolute indicators, UAH 6.2 billion was raised. It is UAH 300 million less than it was in June 2013,” – he added.

In general, according to him, during the first half of 2014 state budget received UAH 2.1 billion of VAT less less than during the same period in 2013.

The rate of collection (which was made by Ministry of Finance) is not executed on UAH 3.5 billion. If it was initially planned to collect UAH 44 billion VAT, in fact UAH 40.5 billion would be collected.

“The decline can be observed on the monthly average collection of VAT, in 2013 budget received an average of UAH 7.1 billion, in the first half of 2014 – only UAH 6.74 billion. In fact, this is indicators of the average monthly collection of VAT in 2012 year”, – wrote the former Minister.

According to him, on the background of a failed operation on VAT collect, the level of reimbursement of this tax to business will be reduced. Compared to the previous year, in the first half of 2014, UAH 7.1 billion of VAT was not reimbursed.

“Budget resource was not executed on the UAH 3 billion (the plan is – UAH 23.4 billion, the fact is – UAH 20.4 billion). In June, business was reimbursed UAH 2.6 billion of VAT less than it was in May this year and UAH 1,5 billion less than in June 2013,” – said Oleksandr Klymenko.

«Concerning the income tax: in the first half of 2014, budget received UAH 24.8 billion. It is UAH 5.6 billion less than it was during the corresponding period last year. In June 2014 nearly UAH 1 billion was not obtained (69.7 %) (plan is – UAH 3.1 billion, the fact is – UAH 2.2 billion),» – said the ex-minister.

In addition, during the first six months of 2014 the collection of excise tax amounted UAH 1.3 billion hryvnia less than in 2013. According to the monthly average indicators, this year the excise tax is collected UAH 200 million per month less than last year.

Link to source: Economic pravda

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