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Friday, January 20, 2017

The excise tax on strong alcohol in Russia may increase almost 5%


In 2017, the excise tax on strong alcohol may increase from 500 to 523 rubles. for 1 liter of waterless alcohol. The changes will affect beverages with a strength of more than 9 degrees. About this “Vedomosti” with reference to the relevant document.

In 2013, the rate of excise tax has almost doubled, while legal production of spirits and retail sales fell by 30%, the proportion of counterfeit products in the market, on the contrary, increased. To sporttovari the legalization of the black market, the Ministry of economic development proposes to reduce the excise duty on the third – to 360 rubles.

 

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