Don?t Be Naughty: The Ukraine government is reminding Santa Clauses to pay taxes on any money they make from performances during the holiday season.

Santa and His Helpers Must Pay Ukraine Tax

Cash-strapped Ukraine on Wednesday reminded entertainers making money by posing as Did Moroz - the local version of Santa Claus - and his helpers to pay income tax.

The former Soviet republic’s government faces $9 billion in foreign debt repayments next year and its budget deficit almost tripled in January-October this year to more than $4 billion.

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