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21-12-2015

Sergey Pushko: Law enforcement and controlling function of Tax Police should be differentiated

Law enforcement and controlling function of Tax Police should be differentiated

The issue of Tax Police in regular time appeared in the agenda of reformers. Lately in Parliament were registered projects of acts №3630 “About creation of competitive conditions in assessed taxation and stimulation of economic activity in Ukraine” and №3631 “About addition of changes in some legislative acts of Ukraine in connection with adoption of Act of Ukraine “About creation of competitive conditions in assessed taxation and stimulation of economic activity in Ukraine”. The last act was managed to discuss (but ineffective) during the plenary session of Verkhovna Rada in January, 17th.

Sergey Pushko, attorney of Spenser & Kauffmann Attorneys at Law shared his commentary towards suggested changes in the publication Yurydychna Gazeta (Legal Newspaper).

According to mentioned draftlaw it is supposed to include other laws changing into Internal Revenue Code of Ukraine, Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine, according to content of witch the cancellation of activity of Tax Police and creation of Financial Investigation Service are envisaged.

There are significant differences in objectives and powers of Tax Police and Financial Investigation Service in suggested changes.

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