Obtaining tax resident status is an important aspect of taxation in Ukraine.
The certificate confirming this status plays a decisive role in determining the rights and obligations of taxpayers. In this article, we will consider how to obtain a certificate confirming the status of a tax resident of Ukraine and its legal consequences.
The status of a tax resident of Ukraine is determined in accordance with the Tax Code of Ukraine. The main criteria include the place of permanent residence, the place of registration of an individual, or the place of business. If an individual meets these conditions, he is considered a tax resident.
Ukrainians living abroad may be faced with a question regarding their status as a tax resident of Ukraine and the need to obtain a corresponding confirmation certificate.
Concept of Tax Residency in Ukraine
The status of a tax resident determines whether a person is subject to the tax legislation of Ukraine. It is determined on the basis of several criteria, including the place of permanent residence, the place of registration, as well as the place of business.
A person who has the status of a tax resident is obliged to pay taxes in Ukraine for worldwide income.
The importance of the certificate-confirmation of status
The certificate confirming the status of a tax resident is an important document for Ukrainians living abroad. This document proves that a person is a tax resident of Ukraine, and may be required by tax authorities or banks to determine taxation and other tax obligations.
In other words, it confirms the person’s connection with the Ukrainian tax system.
The process of obtaining a certificate-confirmation
To obtain a certificate confirming the status of a tax resident, Ukrainians who are abroad should usually contact the Ukrainian consular office in their country of residence or the Ukrainian embassy.
It is important to prepare the necessary documents, such as a copy of your passport, a certificate of residence registration, and any other documents that confirm your status.
Taking into account the fact that now in many countries of the world, there are a lot of immigrants from Ukraine, consular offices of Ukraine abroad are crowded with visitors, there is a mechanism that is faster, it is an appeal to the tax authorities in Ukraine.
If you do not have the opportunity to personally visit such bodies, it is possible to obtain such a certificate-confirmation of the status of a tax resident by proxy for a relative or a relevant lawyer authorized by you.
The lawyers of the company “Prikhodko and Partners” will be happy to help you in obtaining such a certificate by proxy.
Tax consequences for Ukrainians abroad
Ukrainians who have the status of tax resident should take into account their tax obligations in Ukraine. This includes the obligation to file tax returns and pay taxes on income received both in Ukraine and abroad.
However, there are tax treaties between Ukraine and other countries that may affect taxation abroad.
In this case, we recommend that you contact the specialized specialists of the company “Prikhodko and Partners” for professional advice on issues of double taxation in the country of your stay.
A certificate confirming the status of a tax resident of Ukraine is important for Ukrainians living or working abroad. This document helps to define their rights and obligations before the tax authorities and banks and also allows them to avoid double taxation and other tax problems.
Ukrainians who have doubts about their status should contact the consultants of the legal company “Prikhodko and Partners ” for appropriate help and advice.