On September 20, Minister of Finance of Ukraine Oleksandr Danyliuk met Minister of Finance of Belgium Johan van Overveldt during his working visit to Belgium.
The ministers discussed the current status of the bilateral cooperation between Ukraine and Belgium.
One of the key points of the meeting referred to amendments to the Agreement on Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Tax Evasion between the Governments of Ukraine and Belgium.
Also, the ministers discussed the progress of the State Fiscal Service reform in Ukraine. Special attention was paid to the operation of the register for automated VAT refund which has already effected the refund of 50.6 billion hryvnas since the start of operation (as per September 4, 2017).
It was agreed that Belgium will be assisting Ukraine in the SFS reform and in the further improvement of the VAT refund register as well as will provide expert support.