SFS of Ukraine cancels tax notifications worth UAH 7.4mn

Tax issues: Inspections by state tax and fiscal agencies Kyiv region

Subject of complaint: Main Department of the State Fiscal Service in Kyiv 
Complaint in brief: A company organizing international trade exhibitions and conferences addressed the BOC regarding illicit actions on the part of the Main Department of the State Fiscal Service in Kyiv. The Complainant had received several tax notifications from the Main Department of SFS in Kyiv based on the tax audit of the company.
Action taken: After examining the materials in the case, the BOC confirmed that the conclusions of tax audit were unjustified. The BOC provided the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine with recommendations to ensure an impartial and comprehensive review of the Complainant’s appeal and held a series of meetings afterwards. After hearing the Complainant’s appeal in April 2016 in the presence of a BOC investigator, the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine made a decision to cancel three of the four tax notifications and related fines. 
Result achieved: The BOC’s mediation resulted in a positive financial impact for the Complainant with the cancellation of tax penalties potentially worth UAH 7,412,004. The case was closed.

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