Specialists of SAIs of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia conduct the joint audit
Representatives of SAIs of Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan verify the implementation of the Agreement on the establishment and application in the Customs Union of the procedure of charging and distributing of import customs duties (other equivalent duties, taxes and fees) by the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Belarus. For the third time in the last few years the Ministry of Finance of Belarus is audited by state controllers of three countries.
Now they check the completeness and timeliness of transfers in 2013 by the Ministry of Finance of Belarus of the amounts of import duties to be distributed among the budgets of states - members of the Customs Union to the accounts of other parties, regulatory compliance as well as other issues. This joint audit are conducted in the framework of the Agreement signed by the Heads of the State Control Committee of Belarus, the Accounts Committee for Control over Execution of the Republican Budget of Kazakhstan and the Accounts Chamber of Russia.
Two weeks ago, the first stage of the joint audit was held in Moscow. Upon completion of the joint audit in Minsk the next stage will take place in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan. The results of the tripartite audit will be analyzed by SAIs (including the mechanism of charging and distributing of import customs duties in the Customs Union). The report on joint audit will be considered at the meeting of the collegiums of SAIs of Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan.