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The IMF requires the introduction of a new tax in Ukraine

МВФ требует введения нового налога в УкраинеThe new tax will help to Finance the reform itself.

Additional retirement tax may be introduced in Ukraine within the framework of the pension reform.

This is stated in the draft Memorandum with the International monetary Fund.

“An additional tax on social insurance contributions will be introduced to be paid by employers actuarial fair, it will accumulate on the personalized accounts”, – stated in the draft Memorandum.

Proceeds from it will be an interim source of financing the pension reform.

In addition, the text of the Memorandum refers to the need to provide new choices for retirement with a broader range of retirement age than it is now.

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In General, pension reform should lead to savings of at least 3% of GDP compared with the year 2016 due to the continuation of effective years of employment of the population.

Recall, February 1, Reva said that the IMF demands to raise the retirement age for the Ukrainians, but in the current situation, the Ministry of social policy there is no argument in favor of this event.

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The Minister stressed that raising the retirement age will be the last step after exhausting all possibilities of solving the problems of the Pension Fund.

“If I was convinced that the pension age should be increased, I would have gone out and publicly stated this. I would have assumed political courage, but so far I have no arguments for this. I see other possible solutions to the problem” – summed up Reva.

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