The state Duma Committee supported the establishment of a VAT at 10% for long-distance railway transport

The reduced rate will be set for two years, said the head of the Committee Andrei Makarov. Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Shatalov said that the government supports the amendment.

MOSCOW, December 14./strong>. The state Duma Committee on budget and taxes supported the establishment until January 1, 2018 VAT rate of 10% for rail transportation of distant following.

The relevant amendment was supported by the Committee on Monday in preparation for the second reading of the bill about saving for 2016 of coefficient deflator for the calculation of the tax base for the unified tax on imputed income at the level of 2015.

“We set a lower rate for two years. This is the result of the discussion, which was conducted by the government and all other”, — said the head of the Committee Andrei Makarov, representing the amendment.

“The government supports this amendment with the two-year period, as provided for in the amendment,” said Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Shatalov.