MOSCOW, February 29. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the law according to which from 1 April 2016 raise the tax rates of excises on automobile gasoline, diesel fuel, straight-run gasoline and middle distillates.
The state Duma approved the increase from April 1 of excises on gasoline and diesel fuel
According to the press service of the Kremlin.
As rising fuel prices
At the end of last week the state Duma and the Federation Council expeditiously passed a law to increase from 1 April 2016 excise taxes on motor gasoline, directly distilled gasoline, diesel fuel and middle distillates.
The Finance Ministry expects growth of gasoline prices in 2016 by 5% at an oil price of $30 per barrel
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According to the estimates of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation fuel prices rise by about 5%, extra Federal budget revenues will amount to about 90 billion rubles to the end of the year.
As reported by Deputy Minister Yury Zubarev, these funds will not be credited to the regional road funds and the Federal budget, which “can guarantee neumegen as a regional road Fund and Federal road Fund”.
The prices already increased
In 2016, on the proposal of the Ministry of Finance the excise tax on fuel was increased, from 1 January the rate of gasoline Euro-5 increased by 36.1%, or 2 rubles., up to 7,53 rubles per liter, and on diesel fuel by 20.3%, to 4.15 rubles. per liter. Last time twice in one year, the excise tax was raised in 2013. Assessment of Rosstat, in 2015, inflation in Russia amounted to 12.9%, gasoline prices rose 4.8%.