Tax Inspection Proceeds to Union of Youth and Children’s Associations Rada, Demanding 140 Million Rubles
According to RFE/RL
Minsk City Economic Court started the trial on the suit of the Union of Youth And Children’s Associations Rada against the pretensions of Minsk Tsentralny Borough Tax Inspection which demands for the organization to pay taxes from the international support, received in 2002-2003 from the EU and the UN. The total sum demanded from Rada is 140 million rubles (about $70 000). However, the organization activists refer to the international agreements according to which technical aid is exempt from taxation. Representatives of both sides spoke at the trial. The court debates are delayed till attachment of all the necessary documents.