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 PGO to additionally check income statements of 29 MPs: "Declared funds mismatch officially received incomes"

The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine (PGO) initiated further audit of e-declarations filed by the members of Ukrainian parliament

Censor.NET reports citing the PGO press service.

"Scrutinizing income statements submitted online by the members of Ukrainian parliament, the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine established inconsistencies between the officials' assets and incomes, from which the taxes and compulsory payments were made in accordance with the requirements of the Tax Code of Ukraine.

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"According to the information available, one of the lawmakers received income in the amount of 600,000 hryvnia between 2001 and 2016. However, according to the electronic declaration for 2015, he owned nearly 22 million hryvnia (about $760,000).

"Given that such cases are not isolated, the Prosecutor General's Office instructed the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine to initiate ad hoc checks into 29 MPs in order to establish whether the declared funds were obtained legally, and whether the declarants and their tax agents have paid all the taxes owed to the budget in full," the agency said.

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The PGO also pledged to make its further efforts in this direction.
 
 
 
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