Media: the Ministry of transportation supported the project of tax privileges for “Plato”

Media: the Ministry of transportation supported the project of tax privileges for “Plato”


MOSCOW, February 26. The Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation supported by the Ministry of Finance introduced a bill on the introduction of tax incentives for entrepreneurs of small and medium business, working with trucks weighing more than 12 tonnes. About this newspaper “Izvestia” with reference to the official response of the Ministry of transport of the original authors of the law “Support of Russia” (organization represents the interests of small and medium business).

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According to the newspaper, in its reply, the Ministry of transport said that the Ministry of Finance and relevant departments assigned to work on expanding the list of expenses taken into account in determining the tax base of entrepreneurs who use the simplified taxation system, according to the results of the meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich.

“At the end of the Ministry of transport has informed the Finance Ministry about the absence of objections concerning the amendments to article 346.16 of the Tax code of the Russian Federation”, – quotes the edition the statement of the Ministry.

In “OPORA Russia”, in turn, the support of the Ministry of transport was delighted. “We are pleased that the initiative “Support of Russia” is now officially supported by the Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation. According to the bill a new article 346.16 of part two of the tax code will include a charge for the transportation of vehicles permitted weight of over 12 tons on Federal roads, which the owners of heavy trucks is carried out via the system “Platon”. I think that the innovation will facilitate “load” entrepreneurs and will help them properly shape and plan the financial part of their business”, – told “Izvestia” Chairman of the transport Committee of the Russian public organization of small and average business “Support of Russia” Gleb Kinder.

At the end of 2015 “Support of Russia” has prepared a bill that will ease tax burden on small entrepreneurs with trucks weighing more than 12 t. In particular, “Support of Russia” proposed to amend article 346.16 of the Tax code, where the entire list of expenses that may reduce income. According to the organization, it is necessary to add a “payment on account of compensation of harm, caused to the automobile roads of Federal value by vehicles, having the resolved maximum weight over 12 tons,” reads the draft law.

Thus, the proposal by the Board according to the system “Platon” applies only to those entrepreneurs who used the “simplified tax system” by the “income minus expenses” profit tax of 15%. Entrepreneurs on the “simplified tax system” by the “income” tax at 6%, this initiative does not take into account, because here the tax base is calculated without costs. According to the “Support” for 2014, 35% of entrepreneurs with simplified taxation system use the system of “income minus expenses”.