This was promised by Prime Minister Mykola Azarov.
He assured that the Government will introduce a balanced budget of the country. Mykola Azarov is to discuss budget the forming issues with representatives of the International Monetary Fund mission presently working in our country. Among other things , the parties will consider the intentions of Ukrainian authorities to reduce the rate of VAT and income tax. From January 1, 2014 these rates should be decreased to 17 and 16 percent, respectively , however , the IMF recommends to postpone such tax changes.