“We are ready to use successful experience of our foreign partners and support to complete radical reform of fiscal and customs administration and accelerate Ukraine’s integration into the team of developed countries”, - said the Head of the SFS of Ukraine Roman Nasirov in his article in the online-newspaper “KyivPost”.
He stressed, that the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine implements the international experience in its work.
“We have a great support from our colleagues from EU and the U.S. government. Also we carry out cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine – I mean work on the implementation of the 7th stage of the project “Technical assistance to strengthen Ukraine’s export control system and countering the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction”. The main instrument of this project was purchase and delivery of equipment to improve our capacity for such control”, - said Roman Nasirov.
In addition to cooperation with the EU and U.S. institutions, together with World Customs Organization the SFS have established the Regional Dog Training Centre in Khmelnytskyi. Dogs from this Center provide invaluable help to the customs staff to detect smuggled goods, such as cigarettes, weapons, drugs and so on.
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) also takes an important place in the SFS activity. As a member of OECD Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, Ukraine was committed to implement international standards of transparency and automatic exchange of information.
“Exchange of information between the tax authorities in the context of globalization is our main task. As part of the OECD activity, our staff continued their trainings in Budapest, Vienna and Ankara.
Also we actively worked with the IMF in the framework of two missions of IMF experts, studied the problems of tax administration, and two missions of customs issues. Short-term mission of EU experts worked with our specialists on institutional reform, harmonization of tax bases and other issues”, - added the Head of the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine.