Around 40 entrepreneurs and cooperation representatives were invited to the event, including Alexander Konotopsky, founder of Ajax Systems, Vyacheslav Klimov, co-owner of Novaya Poshta, and Oleg Gorokhovsky, co-founder of monobank.
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky held a meeting with representatives of the largest entrepreneurs and business associations of several dozen countries. This was reported in the press service of the Presidential Office on June 29.
According to the news of Forbes, the main discussion topic in the meeting was taxation and searches.
According to journalists, increasing pressure on businesses and removing tax incentives were among the key issues planned to be discussed, while the President also tried to get a clearer picture of the entrepreneurs’ future economic vision and related economic policies in the long term.
At the meeting, the draft law numbered 8401, which aims to abolish basic tax incentives such as document checks and fines for not using cash registers, was also discussed.
“Not all businesses were happy with the final version of the bill,” the newspaper says.
According to Economic Pravda, the meeting was attended by Alexander Konotopsky, founder of Ajax Systems, Vyacheslav Klimov, co-owner of Novaya Poshta, Alexander Kosovan, founder of MacPaw, founder of joint monobank, president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine Andy Hunder, Ukrainian Entrepreneurs Association (SUP) Executive Director Ekaterina Glazkova and owner of “Kovalska” Sergei Pilipenko.
However, the RBC-Ukraine news agency reported that oligarchs such as Rinat Akhmetov, Vadim Novinsky and Viktor Pinchuk were not invited to the meeting.
Recall, on June 28, President Volodymyr Zelensky said that at the moment Ukraine is heavily dependent on financial donors, so it is impossible to talk about tax cuts. This statement was made by him during a speech in the Verkhovna Rada.
Earlier, on June 6, Volodymyr Zelenskyy said he supports the implementation of a tax reform that would lower VAT, income tax and personal income tax (PIT) rates to 10%. True, he explained that this reform should be considered after the war.
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