The amount of payments to the state budget is 710.8 million UAH, and to local budgets – 45.8 million UAH

In January-September 2022, Ukraine’s largest private freight transport operator Lemtrans transferred over UAH 756 million in taxes to the budgets of all levels of Ukraine. This is stated in the press release the company’s Facebook page.

The amount of payments to the state budget for 9 months of 2022 is UAH 710.8 million or 94% of the total amount of taxes paid. Payment of fees to local budgets amounted to UAH 48.5 million (6%).

In the third quarter of 2022, Lemtrans paid UAH 273 million in taxes, of which UAH 263.3 million – to the state budget, and UAH 10 million – to local budgets.

Lemtrans company taxes GMK Center

“During martial law, the work of enterprises in the rear is an important element of ensuring national economic security. Supporting the logistical security of Ukraine is a priority for Lemtrans. But at the same time, the company fully fulfills its financial obligations. Despite the war, the timely and transparent payment of taxes and fees is a guarantee of the implementation of important social programs and payments, as well as the financial stability of the state,” the company said.

As GMK Center reported earlier, in the second quarter of 2022, Lemtrans paid UAH 323.5 million in taxes from the budgets of Ukraine, while in the first quarter – UAH 159.5 million. Thus, April-June is the most productive period for the company in deductions to the country’s budgets.

In addition, at the beginning of the war, the company has transerred to a special NBU account 20 million UAH to support the Ukrainian military. In addition, the company sent over UAH 650,000 to the territorial defense forces.

Lemtrans is the largest private rail freight operator in Ukraine. In 2021, the company reduced the rail transportation of iron ore by 60.3% compared to 2020 – to 9.79 million tons.