New tax for Ukrainian tourists The Cabinet of Ministers proposed to present a tax of 1% of the minimum wage for all Ukrainian citizens voyaging abroad for holiday vacation. The State Agency for Tourism and Resorts offers the Cabinet to present a new tax.
At a shut meeting of the Cabinet, the Head of the State Agency for Tourism and Resorts Elena Shapovalova proposed to present a tax of 1% of the minimum wage for all Ukrainian citizens voyaging abroad for holiday. As per the state agency, the funds collected are wanted to be used on the advancement of the tourism industry in Ukraine. In any case, this initiative has not yet been upheld by either the ruling party or the opposition,
At the meeting, the Head of the State Agency for Tourism and Resorts Elena Shapovalova was talking.
As per the representative of Svoboda, it is essential that her discourse an excellent presentation for some reasons was not concentrated on the prospects for the development of tourism, any other way it was kept tabs on the number of meetings held on the subject, he said.
“On the other hand, perhaps the only concrete activity (for the advancement of the industry.), prescribed by Shapovalova, is the initiative to present a tax of 1% of the minimum wage for all Ukrainian natives voyaging abroad for excursions”.
According to the Mp, because of the presentation of the new tax, the state agency hopes to gain 16.8 million USD, which guarantees to spend on the improvement of the tourism industry in Ukraine.
As per the People’s Deputies of Svoboda, the drive on the introduction of the tourist tax to be continued.
“The Cabinet will look for subsidizing for the tourism industry, and I don’t rule out that the bill on the presentation of a single tax for vacationers will be prepared”, -said Schweich.
The representatives of the Party of Regions acknowledge support of any initiatives related to the taxation in tourism to be untimely. “Initially we have to keep tabs on charges that will provide investments base to draw in investors in the tourism industry of our country believes the first deputy head of the Committee for Family, Youth, Sports and Tourism Regions, Elbrus Tadeev.