Director of Economic Programmes of the Razumkov Centre Vasyl Yurchyshyn commented to the magazine Krayina on how the Ukrainian government, instead of implementing economic reforms, had resorted to increasing the fiscal burden.
There is a problem with how people understand reforms and how the government understands them. If reforms mean increasing the fiscal burden, then yes, they are taking place. However, if reforms mean providing maximum opportunities for business development, there are problems here. There is still no deregulation; the regions have not got promised independence either.
The tax burden has increased. For example, pensions are now being taxed. It used to …read more
Source: Razumkov Centre