SFS cancels bulk of UAH 400,000 penalty against building materials maker
Subject of complaint: Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast Main Department of State Fiscal Service in (IF SFS), State Fiscal Service of Ukraine (SFS)
Complaint in brief: On May 3, 2017, a manufacturer of building materials registered in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast addressed the BOC regarding tax notices amounting over UAH 500,000, issued by the Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast SFS, based on a tax audit of the company.
Action taken: Having studied the matter, the BOC investigator wrote to the main office of the SFS noting the lack of documented evidence that the Complainant had violated tax legislation, including alleged fictitious transactions with fuel suppliers. On June 20, the BOC investigator attended an administrative hearing of complaint at the SFS where he additionally expressed the position of the Council.
Result achieved: On July 19, the Complainant informed the BOC that the SFS had reduced the penalty by over UAH 400,000 and the case was closed.