Excise rates on tobacco and alcohol in Russia rose from January 1,

Excise rates on tobacco and alcohol in Russia rose from January 1,


Excise taxes on wine produced by local winemakers from grapes of its own production, will be almost twice lower than in wines produced from imported grapes.

MOSCOW, 1 Jan. Excise rates on tobacco and alcohol in Russia increased from 1 January in accordance to the effective norms of the Tax code of the Russian Federation.

The tax code retains the excise rates for 2016-2017 in size, which were approved in 2014. The excise taxes on wine produced by local winemakers from grapes of its own production, will be almost twice lower than in wines produced from imported grapes.

Excise duties on cider, Poiret and Mead, and wines produced from imported grapes, will amount to 9 rubles per liter in 2016, 10 rubles — in 2017, wines produced from domestic grape — 5 rubles in 2016-2017.

The rates for beer and beer drinks with a portion of the ethyl alcohol content from 0.5% to 8.6% in 2016 20 rubles per 1 liter, in 2017 — 21 rubles. Rates on beer and drinks on its basis is stronger at 8.6% installed in 2016 at the level of 37 rubles for 1 liter, and in 2017 — 39 rubles per liter.

The rates of excise duties on alcoholic products with ethyl alcohol up to 9% and alcohol-containing products with 400 rubles per liter in 2016 will increase in 2017 to 418 rubles. For alcoholic products with ethyl alcohol over 9% the excise rate will be in 2016 500 rubles per liter, in 2017 — 523 rubles, for ethyl alcohol sold to organizations that do not pay an advance payment of excise duty, 102 and 107 ruble rubles.

Excise rates on tobacco pipe, Smoking, chewing, sucking, snuff, hookah in 2016 are in the amount of 2,000 rubles per kilogram, in 2017 — 2200 rubles, the cigar — 141 and 155 ruble rubles. Rates of excise duty on cigarillos, bidis and kretek is 2112 rubles per thousand pieces in 2016 and 2207 rubles — in 2017, on cigarettes and cigarettes — 1250 rubles for a thousand pieces of + 12% of the estimated cost 1420 roubles and + 13%, respectively.