Finance Minister Alexander danyluk plans to submit the finalized draft law on the Financial police to the Cabinet of Ministers at the next meeting. After the adoption of the bill will be submitted to the Verkhovna Rada, danyluk wrote in Facebook, commenting on the conflict with the elimination of the tax police.
Earlier, the Deputy Tetiana Ostrikova noted that due to an error in the changes to the Tax code, the tax police from January 1 to de jure abolished, but de facto its powers are not transferred to the new body.
Danilyuk noted that «the elimination of the Tax police and creation of the Financial police is one of the key priorities of the Ministry of Finance it is waiting for business».
In his opinion, the Tax police must be eliminated, and instead to create analytical Financial police.
«In the coming days, the Ministry of Finance will submit to the government for consideration a bill on the establishment of the Financial police, which is business and which is also stated in the Memorandum with the IMF,» – said the Minister.
According to him, coordination of stakeholders of the bill was delayed.
«We have completed the development of the bill and agreed to it in September 2016. And recently received comments from the last organ of justice», – said danyluk.
«Now we are working on comments of the Ministry of justice and adopt those that meet our principles of creating a new service, namely changing the power of the analytical approach, downsizing from 15,000 to 2,500 individuals, non-interference in the work of honest business, updating of staff through a transparent competition and an independent selection Commission,» he said.
In the opinion of the Minister, «the security block may not comprise more than 25% of the total state.»
«Salaries, which will reduce the risk of corruption and will attract the best personnel», another key position of the Ministry of Finance.
«We plan to submit the draft law to the government for consideration at the next meeting and upon acceptance to send a bill to the Parliament. In this bill it is desirable that the deputies still avoided a «technical error», – Danilyuk wrote.
The next meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers is scheduled to take place next Wednesday, January 18.
Note for 2015 5 347 employees of tax police «ate» 553 million, and the budget returned a total of only 520 million
The Ministry of Finance will submit to Cabinet a draft bill on Financial police 12.01.2017