SFS drops additional payment worth UAH 280 mn. to agroholding company 

Subject of complaint: State Fiscal Service, Large Taxpayers’ Office (LTO) of the SFS 
Complaint in brief: On June 21, 2018 a leading Ukrainian agroholding company turned to the Council. The enterprise did not agree with the additional payments charged by the tax authority in the amount of about UAH 280 mn.
In May, LTO conducted a tax audit of the company. According to its results, the company had to pay additionally about UAH 280 mn. The tax audit found company’s income tax understatement, sales of products and real estate at a reduced cost, unreasonable expenses for advisory services. Disagreeing with the LTO conclusions, the agroholding challenged them in the SFS and asked for support from the Council.  
Actions taken: Having analysed case materials, the Council’s investigator supported the company’s position. The Council prepared and expressed its position regarding circumstances of the Complaint in writing and sent it to the SFS. On July 19, the Council’s representatives participated in the administrative review of the Complaint at the SFS. 
Result achieved: On August 3, the SFS dropped an additional payment to the enterprise worth almost UAH 280 mn. The case was closed successfully. 

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