In Ukraine, every fourth employee receives the salary in envelope

В Украине каждый четвертый работник получает зарплату в конверте

Every fourth Ukrainian receives a salary in the envelope

Shadow wages of Ukrainians leads to loss of huge amounts of taxes to local budgets.

In Ukraine there is a sufficiently high level of the shadow wage is 46% of the entities that were checked for payment of wages “in envelopes”, have disorders. This was announced by acting Deputy head of state fiscal service of Ukraine Eugene Bambiza on Friday, October 5th.

“According to the state statistics, 8 million out of 26 million employed Ukrainians receive salaries in envelopes, fully or partially. That is, the scale is highly significant,” – he stressed.

Shadow wage leads to loss of huge amounts of taxes to local budgets, the official added.

In turn, the penalty for one unregistered worker is 112 thousand hryvnias, said Bambiza.

The Cabinet has given the forecast on the growth of salaries for three years

Recall that real wages of Ukrainians in August 2018 rose by 15.7% compared to August 2017.


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