Last year, their companies paid the most in taxes to the consolidated budget of Ukraine.The State Fiscal Service of Ukraine published a list of companies that paid the most in taxes to the consolidated budget of Ukraine in 2016. Among Ukraine’s 100 largest taxpayers are Rinat Akhmetov, Igor Kolomoyskyi and Nikolay Zlochevskyi, whose businesses contributed to the state budget the most. In total, their companies paid more than UAH 40 billion in taxes and fees to the state budget of Ukraine in 2016, according to the raking published in the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine Buletin "Visnik. Ranking" [Visnik. Ranking. The State in official figures. 03\/2017 №1-2].\r\n\r\n"We continuously provide the country with domestic gas, strengthening Ukraine’s energy independence. We carry out our activities transparently, duly fulfilling our obligations before state and local budgets", noted the President of Burisma Group Nikolay Zlochevskyi. According to him, Burisma Group announced its corporate 2017 "billion" strategy with billions in investments, billions in taxes and billions of cubic meters of gas.Last week, Ukrtransgaz held a tender for gas purchase through the electronic public procurement system ProZorro. Among five tender winners is the Energy Service company "ESCO-PIVNICH", the largest operating company of Burisma Group that offered the best price compared to other state and private companies. Burisma’s bid was worth UAH 1.29 bln compared to ERU Trading’s UAH 1.35 bln and Naftogaz’s UAH 1,37 bln. Burisma’s offer allowed Urktransgaz to save almost UAH 100 mln of state budget funds and transfer them for investment and social projects."Burisma Group will continue to participate in tenders, making excellent tender offers and promoting open competition within Ukrainian market", admitted Nikolay Zlochevskyi.