The Cabinet of Ministers has finally abolished the Ministry of Income
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has approved the Provisions on the State Fiscal Service, thus eliminating the Ministry of income and taxes of Ukraine, the decision for the liquidation of which was approved at the beginning of March this year.
This is stated in the decree № 236 of the Government. According to the decree, the State Fiscal Service, the formation of which was announced by the Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk in May of this year, is the central body of executive power, it is responsible for the implementation of state policy on taxes, customs, administration of single social contributions for compulsory social insurance. In addition, the State Fiscal Service implements public policy in the fight against crimes in terms of the tax and customs laws and regulations of the single contribution.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has appointed Igor Bilous as the Head of the State Financial Service, dismissing him from the post of the First Deputy Minister of Income and Taxes of Ukraine. Volodymyr Khomenko, also dismissed from his post as the Deputy Minister of Income and Taxes of Ukraine, and Anatoliy Makarenko have been appointed as deputy heads of the State Financial Service. As expected, Volodymyr Khomenko as first deputy head of State Financial Service will be in charge of the tax police and fighting tax crimes. Anatoliy Makarenko as the deputy head of the State Financial Service will be responsible for customs service.