The penalty for wages “in envelopes” had to be introduced after creating the conditions for business, – Tomenko

Штраф за зарплаты "в конвертах" нужно было вводить после создания условий для бизнеса, - Томенко

Public figure Mykola Tomenko in the air “112 Ukraine”

The introduction of a fine for entrepreneurs because of the wages “in envelopes” after the increase in taxes is a negative conditions for development of small and medium businesses. This broadcast channel “112 Ukraine” I declared a public figure Mykola Tomenko.

“Name me one country where the small business in the year to raise the tax by more than 100%, and for large businesses, meanwhile, don’t raise. You look at the budget – the entire budget is laid out in such a way that all the billionaires and millionaires will pay less, and small and medium businesses will pay more,” – said Tomenko.

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According to Tomenko, this provision on fines for those who work informally, you could only enter once will create favorable conditions for small and medium-sized businesses.

“But it turned out that small and medium businesses are punished and they say that if they failed to pay, they will take with them the penalties,” – said Tomenko.

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We will remind, the President Petro Poroshenko signed the law on amendments to some legislative acts, which among other things provides for the imposition of a penalty for paying salaries “in envelope” in the amount of 100 minimal wages (from January 1, 2017, this 320 thousand UAH).