Oleksandr Klymenko Official website
| 19.12.2014

Klymenko in an interview with CNN: I was a minister-technocrat and has done a lot for my country

Oleksandr Klymenko – ex-minister of revenues and duties, intends to return to Ukraine in the nearest future. He denies all accusations of guidance of large scheme on tax evasion. He told about it in the interview with Christiane Amanpour – the famous American television journalist – during her talk show on CNN International channel. It […]
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| 11.09.2014

Oleksandr Klymenko: Donbas should be invested not by funds, but by opportunities

There is an open question – how long will last truce, which was established in Donbas. However, another and question immediately arises, namely: «What to do with the region in the future?». In particular, which expenses will be used for restoring. The former Minister knows, where to get the money. Our fate is being decided […]
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| 03.09.2014

In regard to kind people and useless half-measures

Presidential draft law on the tax exemption of charitable assistance to ATO participants – is not just necessary step, this is a forced motion. Current situation is worthy of the pen of Franz Kafka. If a person wants to help the country voluntarily in such areas, where authorities do not cope with problems, the power […]
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| 01.09.2014

Oleksandr Klymenko insisted on tripartite negotiations on the agreement with the EU in December 2013

Agreement on tripartite dialogue, which was achieved during the meeting of Petro Poroshenko, Vladimir Putin and representatives of the EU in Minsk, has already been offered by Ukrainian party before. In December 2013, Oleksandr Klymenko – ex-minister of Revenues and Duties of Ukraine – insisted on the creation of a tripartite commission during negotiations in […]
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| 27.08.2014

During the six months, UAH 133 billion was withdrawn from Ukraine to countries with preferential tax, – Klymenko

During the six months of 2014, UAH 133 billion was withdrawn from Ukraine to countries with preferential tax. It is UAH 19.7 billion more than in the second half of 2013. Ukrainian budget risks to receive less incomes in the amount of UAH 2.6 billion. Oleksandr Klymenko – ex-minister of Revenue and Duties – wrote […]
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| 19.08.2014

Klymenko: “The Cabinet of Ministers must help the business in the familiarization of foreign markets”

The foreign trade turnover of Ukraine during this year, at the end of 7 months, has decreased by 17%, to $ 64.8 billion. In order to recover the volume of foreign trade at least to its former positions, the government must help the business in familiarization of foreign markets through the establishment of the Institute […]
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| 07.08.2014

VAT-accounts – is an attempt of the Government to put out a fire by petrol

The temptation of easy solutions often fails due to the fact that behind the apparent simplicity there are always hidden consequences (no one thought about it on time). If we look through the modifications (which were offered by government and voted by Parliament) about VAT administration, it seems to be quite progressive. It comes to […]
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| 05.08.2014

Oleksandr Klymenko: “Nowadays, we have a chance to breathe new life into charity in Ukraine”

“Nowadays as never before there is a chance to breathe new life into charity in Ukraine”, – wrote Oleksandr Klymenko – ex-minister of revenue and duties – on his official Facebook page in the context of the Government’s initiative to abolish the so-called tax charity. At the same time, the expert believes that it is necessary […]
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| 04.08.2014

Ex-Minister Klymenko: “The government will receive 10 times less than it was expected from military fee”

Instead of the expected UAH 2.9 billion from the military fee the state will receive UAH 316 million (10 times less). It will be paid by citizens and employer. Oleksandr Klymenko – ex-minister of Revenue and Duties – wrote about it on his official Facebook page. “Verkhovna Rada voted for the package of tax changes, […]
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| 21.07.2014

Oleksandr Klymenko: “VAT accounts – is the introduction of martial law in the country’s economy”

In fact, the institution of the mechanism of VAT accounts – it is a tax on turnover, which will freeze on fifth of current assets and can lead to increasing of consumer prices. «Actually, it is the introduction of martial law in the country’s economy», – wrote Oleksandr Klymenko – former Minister of Revenue and […]
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| 01.07.2014

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, […]
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| 24.06.2014

The decline of a single social contribution rates in Ukraine is quite possible, – Klymenko

To decline of a single social contribution in Ukraine, it is necessary to carry out a reform of universal declaration of incomes, which is fully developed and ready for implementation. Oleksandr Klymenko – ex-minister of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine – wrote about it on his official Facebook page According to him, meanwhile, the new leadership […]
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| 17.06.2014

Ukraine is losing more than gains from loans due to declining investments, – Oleksandr Klymenko

On the background of attracting loans amounting $5.79 billion (since March 2014), volume of foreign direct investment decreased by $6 billion during the first quarter of this year. Such a large-scale reduction of the investment in Ukraine’s economy was recorded in 2005 (for the first time) It has been declining for eight years. Oleksandr Klymenko – ex-minister […]
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| 10.06.2014

The law on transfer pricing has been postponed in favor of the oligarchs, – Klymenko

Oleksandr Klymenko – ex-minister of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine – believes that the law on transfer pricing, which was supposed to come into force from the beginning of May this year, has been postponed as a result of lobbying by owners and managers of large companies that used to fall back on offshore companies […]
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| 10.06.2014

Oleksandr Klymenko: “We were planning to radically simplify the tax system before the end of this year”

In Mykola Azarov’s government Oleksandr Klymenko headed the State Tax Service, and since the end of 2012 – Ministry of Revenue and Duties (hereinafter – MinRD), which emerged after the merger of STS with customs. This allowed, on the one hand, to increase budget revenues, and on the other hand – to raise the level […]
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| 20.05.2014

Ex-Minister of Revenue and Duties Oleksandr Klymenko: “I do not have accounts and assets in Europe”

Former officials of Viktor Yanukovych’s team are recovering from the events of February, after which they had to urgently leave the country. And some of them are eager to share their vision of the situation in Ukraine. We were addressed by representatives of the ex-Minister of Revenue and Duties Oleksandr Klymenko with a proposal to […]
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| 22.04.2014

Oleksandr Klymenko: “Do I know about “family”? Yes, I have watched “The Godfather” movie”

Ex-minister of Revenue and Duties Oleksandr Klymenko has become very famous in recent weeks. Mass media actively circulate video records where he, together with ex-Prosecutor General Viktor Pshonka, breaks through out of Donetsk airport; other pieces of the video record demonstrate an iron-clad room inside the Ministry building, an office chair worth 70 thousand Euros, […]
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| 14.04.2014

Oleksandr Klymenko donated 1 million UAH to the families of the dead miners in Donetsk

“Due to the fact that I was born in Donetsk and spent most of my life there, my heart aches for everything that is happening today in the southeast of the country. I am with Donbas residents wholeheartedly. This region has versatile, unique and strong spirit. Each person, who live and work there, make it […]
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| 21.03.2014

Klymenko advised Yatsenyuk to introduce new taxes forecastingly

Oleksandr Klymenko – the former head of Ministry of Revenues and Duties – criticized the new tax initiative of the current government. “Concerning excise tax. This issue should take into account not only the interests of the state, but also producers and consumers. We were searching for such balance during our work in the Investment Council […]
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