The budget of the State fiscal service of Ukraine (SFS) in 2018 increased compared to the figures of the current year by 45%, 51% of which will go to increase the salaries of employees of the Ministry, said Advisor to the Minister of Finance Yana Bugrimova.

“In 2018, the average salary in the state will increase from 12 thousand (10 thousand UAH in the regions, 12 thousand – in the Central office) to 21 thousand UAH, including bonus,” she said at a press conference in Kyiv on Tuesday.

Speaking about the results of the diagnostics activities of the SFS, she also noted the poor coverage of electronic services Department – 40% of SFS services are provided via the Internet, while the world average is 60%. “In the world in average 20% of initial applications to the office is through the call centre, whereas in Ukraine – 2%”, – she said.

While 15% of all GFS employees are auditors, whereas in the world this number reaches one-third, since the audit is a primary activity of the tax service, told Ya. Bugrimova.