Articles by Larissa Apasova

Champagne Dreams

Ukrainian taxpayers will usher in a joyous New Year as the Ukrainian government is set to reduce the income tax rate to a flat 13 percent starting 1 January. This limit on the scope of governmental taxation will have... Read More

Kafka in Kiev

At a time when the legal environment in Ukraine is more favorable for democratizing society and protecting human rights, there is still a significant gap between standards which exist on paper and the reality for millions of defenseless people, particularly... Read More

"If It Moves, Tax It"

Ronald Reagan's famous remark about the government's view of the economy at the White House Conference on Small Business in 1986 -- "If it moves, tax it..." -- still applies to many governments. In recent years, the government in the... Read More

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