UWE KOEHLER: ARRESTED EMPLOYEE OF QARADAGH "CEMENT" ACTED AGAINST COMPANYвЂ™S INTEREST
"An employee of the вЂњQaradagh Cement" logistics department Tahir Tagiyev has been really arrested recently. He confessed that he had false invoices from suppliers and evaded tax paymentsвЂќ, the head of the вЂњQaradagh Cement" Open Joint Stock Company (OJSC) Uwe Koehler told Trend.
Koehler noted this fact is a personal offence of Tagiyev. вЂњIt is his personal crime, committed by the employee who acted against the interests of the companyвЂќ, Koehler stressed.
The Ministry of Taxes, in its turn, confirmed the fact of TagiyevвЂ™s arrest and noted, they do not rule out the possibility of arresting the people who committed tax crimes, including the moments, when such facts were revealed during checking of вЂњGaradag Cement" OJSC.
It should be noted the Department of preliminary criminal investigations under the Ministry of Taxes filed a lawsuit against the enterprise by the Article
213.4 (evasion of taxes in large amounts). At the results of the tax controlling at OJSC from 21 February till 24 May 2005 and covering the period of the companyвЂ�s operation since the 1 January 2003 up to 1 January 2005, the tax bodies were submitted accounting documents with distorted data on revenues and expenditures. Thus, it was found out, the Company evaded the tax payments to the state budget in the total amount of 13 289,5 million AZM. For the moment вЂњQaradagh Cement" OJSC reimbursed the amount of the basic tax debt of over 13 billion AZM. The remaining payments are to constitute some 3 billion AZM, which formed on the account of penny and penalties.