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NGO “House” has appeared on the verge of closing



The grant of the American national fund of support of democracy “NED” for public association “House” from Semei has turned back large troubles. Its head Maira Abenova is accused of evasion from payments of taxes. And “House” has appeared on the verge of closing.


In 2002 “House” has received from the American fund the grant on realization the project ” The Constitutional court – indispensable attribute of a legal society “. In three years the tax committee across Semipalatinsk has suddenly convicted legal experts in non-payment of corporate surtax on the grant in the size for 1 million 896 thousand tenge.


– It was when between the USA and Kazakhstan was signed the agreement, that the means received from American granters, are released from payments of taxes! – is indignant Maira Abenova. – to defend our correctness it was possible in two judicial instances. But in the end of last year supervising board of regional court, and after it the State Office of Public Prosecutor have found our reasons groundless, because fund ” NED ” for not clear reason has not appeared in + the Kazakhstan list of American granters! Then Kevin Milas, the Charge d’Affaires ad interim in businesses of the USA in Kazakhstan, has considered event infringement of the agreement between two countries what has declared in the letter to chairman of Tax committee of RK Ergozhin.


Meanwhile besides the tax to the grant judicial instances obligated the “House” to pay collected for some years bills – for 2 million tenge. Also for Maira Aibenova, as to the head of the organization, evading from payment Taxes, has penalty threatens. And it about for one million tenge.



Vremya newspaper’s




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