The project on the extension of the zero VAT on air travel in Crimea is introduced in the state Duma

The project on the extension of the zero VAT on air travel in Crimea is introduced in the state Duma


The bill extends for 2016 VAT rate for domestic air transportation of passengers and baggage in the Crimea or from the Crimea to prevent a deterioration in the financial situation of air carriers, said the author of the initiative.

MOSCOW, 13 Nov. Deputy Andrei Makarov submitted to the state Duma a bill that extends for 2016 zero VAT rate on domestic air travel to the Crimea.

Zero rate VAT, which is valid until the end of the current year in the domestic air transportation of passengers and baggage in the Crimea or from the Crimea, it is proposed to extend for another year. “This measure will allow to prevent the deterioration of the financial situation of air carriers, as well as increasing the cost of the air fares in the specified region of the Russian Federation”, — says the Deputy.

The bill also extends until December 31, 2017 action rules, which provides for the application of the fixed exchange rate of the Bank of Russia as of 1 July 2014 for the calculation of the maximum amount of interest on controlled indebtedness to be included in the expenses for tax incurred before October 1, 2014.

In addition, the deflator coefficient that is used to calculate the tax base for the unified tax on imputed income, is proposed for 2016 to keep in the amount of 1,798.

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