Gazprom in 2016 may pay taxes by 1.5 trillion rubles

Gazprom in 2016 may pay taxes by 1.5 trillion rubles


The main factors increasing taxes in the current year can be attributed to the moderate growth of the mineral extraction tax and property tax in the part of main gas pipelines and power lines, said Deputy Chairman of the management Board of the company Andrey Kruglov.

MOSCOW, 25 Dec. “Gazprom” next year can pay in the RF budgets of all levels about 1.5 trillion rubles in taxes, including more than 100 billion rubles of additional tax on mineral extraction, total growth allocations compared with the year 2015 may be 15%, said Deputy Chairman of the management Board Andrey Kruglov in an interview with corporate edition.

Gazprom is one of the key taxpayers in our country, in 2014 the amount of tax payments and export duties amounted to 1.2 trillion rubles. In 2015 we forecast a slight increase in tax payments and export duties, which are expected in the $ 1.3 trillion rubles,” — said Kruglov.

The main factors increasing taxes in the current year can be attributed to the moderate growth of the mineral extraction tax and property tax in the part of main gas pipelines and power lines (due to the rate increase from 0.7% in 2014 to 1% in 2015). In addition, the growth of tax payments was affected by the adoption of amendments to the Tax code introducing from 1 January 2015 the excise duty on gas delivered via the gas pipeline “Blue stream” in Turkey.

“In 2016, the budgets of all levels “Gazprom” can be directed to about 1.5 trillion rubles, including more than 100 billion roubles of additional met”, he added.