• 04/03/2024 06:48

The Rada has denied a fake about the intention to impose a new tax on Ukrainians

 В Раде опровергли фейк о намерении облагать украинцев новым налогом

Photo: BP refuted the fake about the 18 percent tax (Vitaly Nosach, RBC-Ukraine) Author: Dmitry Levitsky

There are no plans to tax Ukrainians at 18 percent. And such ideas are not included in the government’s national strategy.

This was stated by the head of the tax committee of the Verkhovna Rada, Daniil Getmantsev, RBC-Ukraine reports with reference to his Telegram channel.

“Another expert, in the usual attempt to find a cheap hype, wrote on his Facebook that every transfer to the account of each person in accordance with the national income strategy approved by the government will be taxed at 18%… Knowing the answer, I re-read the strategy myself. Apparently I didn’t find it.” ,” Getmantsev noted.

At the same time, the head of the parliamentary committee called on Ukrainians not to trust unverified information.

What are we talking about?

On Wednesday, December 27, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the National Revenue Strategy for 2024-2030. This was one of the structural “beacons” for continued cooperation with the International Monetary Fund.

As Prime Minister Denis Shmygal stated, the goal of the strategy is to strengthen the fiscal capacity of the state, adapt tax and customs legislation to EU standards, and create incentives for post-war recovery and economic growth.

After this, the director of economic programs at the Ukrainian Institute of the Future analytical center, Anatoly Amelin, said that the government strategy envisages the appearance of a new tax for Ukrainians. According to him, any receipts to an individual’s card will allegedly be subject to an 18% tax.

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