MOSCOW, December 28. The Ministry of transport is drafting a bill exempting heavy vehicles from vehicle tax. About it reported in a press-service of the Ministry of transport.
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“The bill is developed in collaboration with all competent agencies. It is proposed to exempt from payment of vehicle tax of a vehicle with a permissible maximum weight over 12 tons”, – said the press service.
Transport tax is paid by all vehicle owners, funds are transferred to the road funds of subjects of the Russian Federation and are spent on local and regional roads.
The tax is calculated on the basis of engine power. The subjects of the Russian Federation determine tax rates within the permitted limits, and also determine tax exemptions.
About the system “Platon”
System “Platon”, providing the toll for heavy vehicles with a permissible maximum weight exceeding 12 t for travel on Federal highways is available from 15th November.
The speaker: the contribution of “Plato” in inflation will be minimal, but “should bring to mind”
Until March 1, 2016, trucks to pay 1,53 Euro for every kilometer, in the future, the rate will increase. The funds collected by the vehicle, proceed to the Federal road Fund will be allocated as grants on the Federal and regional road projects, including projects implemented on a public – private partnership.
The introduction of this tax on heavy trucks has caused resentment on the part of carriers. Earlier the President of Russia Vladimir Putin offered to cancel the transport tax for trucks, and expressed the hope that the government will decide in early 2016. According to the President of the Russian Federation, the system “Plato” will bring this area out of the grey area.
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