In the Ukrainian mass media had a lot of publications and interviews of representatives of the new government on the need for a 'luxury tax'. In particular, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov repeatedly advocated the feasibility of introducing a tax on properties that are privately owned. And in the new draft Tax Code actually imposed standards, as a result of which, with 01.01.2012g taxed residential real estate, apartments of 300 sq. m. home – more than 500 square meters, and a year and commercial real estate. However, registered in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Draft Tax Code a surprise. According to the official website of the Parliament of Ukraine, Mykola Tomenko noticed that the June 15 memorandum, which was registered in the parliament along with Project references NC, contained a provision on 'a tax on real property other than land (from January 1, 2012 – Residential real estate area exceeding 300 square meters from January 1, 2014 – on non-residential property). " But the next day the text of the explanatory note was changed, and the aforementioned tax and no mention.
'So, today, on the consideration of the document in its final versions do not rate a tax on luxury "- summed stated. Vice-Speaker noted that the previous government twice to make proposals to BP for a tax on real estate (in March and June 2009.), But in both polls voted for them only part of the BYuT and OU-PSD and the required number of votes was not scored. 'It is clear that the government first thought of myself and decided to take the time to pay the increased taxes, so the advertised model of the country from Azarov, Yanukovych, where rich people would have shared with the poor, failed miserably. 'This is another example of what the new regime is being actively implemented Election Program of the President, but with the specification of 'Ukraine for' their 'people' – added stated.