The meeting was an opportunity to focus on the most important challenges for our business community with respect to
Participants agreed that long-term fiscal policy from the central level and strong enforcement of the Ministry of Finance of this policy are key preconditions for suppression of the proliferation of earmarked revenues and increased charges at the local level. The current situation with 32 specific funds at the central level renders the fiscal system less transparent for investors and less efficient in terms of prioritizing expenditures at the Government level. Tax Committee representatives pointed out the need for VAT Law adjustments in accordance with recent changes of the EU regulations, which provide place of recipient of service as a relevant position for treatment of services. Finally, better cooperation and coordination between the Ministry of Finance and the Tax Administration, as well as transparency in their work, were recognized as essential elements of a predictable business environment.