Legalization of incomes – dictates of time
In the annual Addresses the Head of the State pays attention of people and government to the main tasks of each stage. The Address sets the requirements of the time for further work of the people and government. This document, covering all primary goals of the vertical power system of governance, from Prime Minister to rural authorities, all public institutions, responsible for the development of our country, tells about long-term and short-term goals in detail. Thus, the President's Addresses give a new powerful start to the internal resources of the society. We see how the programs, implemented within the Addresses, improve quality of people’s life and economic growth of the country.
The first President’s Address was in 1997 and nineteenth in 2015. This document shows the objective assessment of the crisis situation of the current year, however, the tasks set here, are not the first step, directed to crisis prevention and focuses attention of the society and authorities on the specific tasks, some long-term and short-term programs developed in order to contain the crisis.
The Address of the Head of the State in 2015 was published at the climax of the political and economic problems in the world. During times of world changes the Head of the State did not sit on the hedge and started knuckling down to work.
In the last Address the President set the task to carry out the plan "Nation Plan - 100 concrete steps" unquestioningly. State development institutions should meet the requirements of the new century. The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan has to implement 8 concrete steps within the plan "100 concrete steps" regarding improvement of the national legislation and anti-crisis measures.
In June 2015 the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan B.Sultanov reported to population and social committee consisting of well-known people and scientists of the financial sphere, audit and taxation and answered all questions of entrepreneurs and taxpayers. The Minister of Finance B.Sultanov noted in his report that analyses of tax and customs declarations, made in order to increase the revenue and optimization of the budgetary policy in the President’s Address, were more fruitful than total inspections.
For the purpose of effective control of incomes and fight against corruption, universal declaration of income will start in Kazakhstan on January 1,2017. Thus, the universal declaration of income will be realized. Making changes in the Civil Code, Tax Code, Law "On combating corruption" and other laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan, infrastructure, necessary for universal declaration of income, is fully ready. The procedure will be in some stages. The first stage will start on January 1, 2017. Civil servants and workers of the public sector will give a declaration of income and in 2020 in the second stage all Kazakhstanis join in. The state will be interested in the following information: money, securities, real estate, land, transport:
- availability of cash (not more than 160 minimum earnings);
- availability of deposits and loans in the foreign banks;
- debts of natural person to other people or debts of other natural people to a person in the amount of 160 minimum earnings;
This year the Financial Monitoring Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan has achieved success in the implementation of the government strategic functions in counteraction to money laundering and financing of terrorism. It was highly appreciated at the 24 plenary meeting of the Eurasian group, held in June 2016. According to the main recommendations of the international standards, non-conformances, exposed in 2011, were corrected. It was possible as a result of the measures of bringing the national legislation into line with the international standards, effective cooperation with the subjects of financial monitoring and exchange of information.
"We will set the goals and adjust our plans in accordance with the realities of the life. If each person in our country analyzes the way, he made, and builds future plans in accordance with the general direction of the state, we will get "Mangilik el" - country with happy people. We can do it”, the Head of the State said in his last Address.
Head of the Department of Financial Monitoring
of Almaty of the Committee on Financial Monitoring
of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan