Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk told a briefing on Monday, July 28 the duty, if introduced, will stay in effect until the end of this year.
“There will be another temporary tax, a 1.5 percent military duty, which will be an addition to the personal income tax. It will only be until the end of this year. This 1.5 percent will go directly to the Armed Forces,” he said.
The Ukrainian Finance Ministry estimates that the introduction of this military duty will help accumulate Hr 2.9 billion, which will be used for financing the defense sector.