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PrivatBank transferred almost UAH 50 bln of income tax and dividends to budget for past year

22 April , 2024  

The amount of income tax and dividends for 2023 that state-owned PrivatBank (Kyiv) transferred to the state budget amounted to almost UAH 50 billion, Yulia Metzger, a member of the bank’s Supervisory Board, said at the International Financial Club BANKIR conference.
“Already in February this year, the Supervisory Board decided that the bank had transferred to the budget an advance payment of dividends and income tax based on the results of the previous year in the amount of almost UAH 50 billion,” she said.
According to the NBU, PrivatBank’s pre-tax profit for 2023 amounted to UAH 72.77 billion, and income tax expenses amounted to UAH 35 billion. According to the government’s decision, 80% (UAH 30.2 billion) of the remaining net profit of UAH 37.76 billion should be used to pay dividends.
As reported, on February 12, Privat transferred the amount of income tax and the first tranche of dividends for 2023 in the amount of UAH 26 billion to the state budget in advance.
PrivatBank is the largest bank in the country, with total assets of UAH 848.64 billion as of March 1, 2024, or 25.9% of the assets of all 63 banks.

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