The Ministry of transport will submit to the Ministry of Finance proposals for zero VAT on flights to Kaliningrad

DER. PATIOS /Vladimir oblast/, August 18. /TASS/. The Ministry of transport of the Russian Federation during the week will be sent to the Ministry of Finance proposals for zero VAT rate on air travel in the direction of Kaliningrad, announced to journalists by the RF Minister of transport Maxim Sokolov.

“The prerogative of the changes in tax laws we are entrusted to the Ministry of Finance, but we are from the Ministry of transport in a week’s time send their suggestions to the Finance Ministry to implement the orders of the President”, – he said.

While the falcons did not specify when the change will take effect. “As a rule, tax breaks begin to work with the new tax cycle, that is, with the new year. But theoretically everything is possible, it must address the legislator”, – he said.

Earlier, the acting Governor of the Kaliningrad region Anton Alikhanov said that the decision to abolish VAT on air travel to Kaliningrad may be made no earlier than January 2018.

While a zero VAT rate for the airlines is valid only for flights in the Crimea and from the Crimea. The meeting on development of transport infrastructure of the Northwest of Russia Vladimir Putin instructed to zero VAT on air travel to Kaliningrad, and from Kaliningrad.