The court has forbidden to check the Declaration Lyashko

Суд запретил проверять декларацию Ляшко

The leader of Radical party Oleg Lyashko

GPU suspected the leader of the Radical party in tax evasion.

The Pechersky regional court of Kiev refused the Prosecutor General’s office to conduct an unscheduled inspection of the information on payment of taxes and fees in the electronic Declaration of the leader of the Radical party of Oleh Lyashko for the year 2016. The decision the court made on 21 June, according to the Commander in chief.

According to the Prosecutor, on 30 January against Lyashko was opened a criminal case for tax evasion. So, the MP has submitted to the National Agency for prevention of corruption Declaration for 2015, which indicated the presence of 890 thousand, 740 thousand and $ 90 thousand Euro.

According to income information received from tax agents for the years 1998-2015 paid Lyashko income was $ 3.3 million, and taxes paid – 398,3 thousand hryvnias.

GPU noted that in February, the Pechersky regional court has appointed a tax audit of the status and costs Lyashko, but she had not gripped 2016. Therefore, according to the investigation, there are circumstances that may indicate a violation of the taxpayer’s current tax legislation.

The investigating judge Christina Tarasyuk, denying the petition of the Prosecutor General, explained that Lyashko as an individual, not being a taxpayer, including self-employed person, cannot be regarded as a likely subject of crime under article 212 of the criminal code of Ukraine.

She also noted the lack of criminal cases against Lyashko, which would permit of such inspection.

Earlier it was reported that the state office of public Prosecutor has prepared representation in the Parliament giving consent to the prosecution of three more deputies – Gennady Legumes, Eugene Deydey and Andrey Lozovoy – verification of declarations.

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