KMG Kashagan B.V. accountant accused of evading $80 million in taxes 21 мая 2013, 16:17
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Kashagan field. Photo courtesy of KMG Kashagan B.V.
Atyrau Oblast Financial Police Department has initiated a criminal case against an accountant of KMG Kashagan B.V., Interfax-Kazakhstan reports.
The case was initiated on Article 222 Part 1 of the Criminal Code (Evasion of payment of taxes and (or) other compulsory payments into the budget), Kazakhstan Agency for Countering Economic and Corruption Crime (financial police) stated.
The accountant is accused of evading taxes in the amount of 12 billion tenge ($80 million) by submitting false information in the tax declaration in the period from January 1, 2008 to September 30, 2010.
KMG Kashagan B.V. is one of the shareholders of North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) consortium that is developing the giant Kashagan field at the Caspian shelf in Kazakhstan. KMG Kashagan B.V. was established by KazMunaiGas in October 2005.