a briefing First Deputy Minister Igor Belous, who controls the tax area, pass “Ukrainian News”.
“Statement as separatists called that Slovyansk stopped paying taxes do not match reality “- he said.
According to Belous, in the first half of May Slovyansk taxpayers paid the amount corresponding to 95% of the same period last year.
” This is despite the fact that 2 weeks go there fighting, “- said the official.
He called no corresponding reality application that Ukraine loses the eastern region in the context of tax.
Deputy Minister also said that due to the annexation of the Crimea, Ukraine has not suffered significant losses of tax.
“1,7% occupied region (consisting of total contributions by country - Ed.). 1.7% of total. This political question. course, Crimea - our area, and it is clearly occupied, but the region has never been a business generator “- quoted Belous,” Interfax-Ukraine “.
As you know, the leader of the Slovyansk terrorists Ponomarev on Wednesday announced that the city stopped paying taxes in derzhkaznu.