As of 8 January 2019, Naftogaz group paid UAH 136.5 billion of taxes and dividends to the state budget in 2018. Last year, Naftogaz’s contribution to the state budget increased by more than 27% compared with 2017.

This includes UAH 23.9 billion of corporate tax, UAH 37.4 billion of VAT, UAH 28.5 billion of royalties and UAH 29.5 billion of dividends.

Payments from Naftogaz group accounted for nearly 15% of total revenues of the state budget in 2018, compared with UAH 86.6 billion of Ukraine’s defense budget in 2017 and UAH 55.5 billion of gas subsidies for households covered by the state budget.

Naftogaz group remains the biggest taxpayer to Ukraine’s state budget.