The state Duma approved the increase in excise duties on tobacco and alcohol

The state Duma in the first reading approved the increase in the excise taxes on tobacco and alcohol for years 2017-2019. The corresponding document was published on the website of the state Duma.

The bill would increase the rates of excise tax on wine is doubled. Measure relates to wines with protected geographical indication or protected designation of origin (except sparkling wines). It also plans to increase excise duties on wines that are made without the addition of rectified ethyl alcohol and wines with a protected geographical indication or protected designation of origin (except sparkling wines).
The bill may lead to an increase in the cost of wine bottles of 0.7 liters 7.4 RUB a Bottle of wine 0.7 liter with a protected geographical indication or appellation of place, in turn, can rise by 3.7 RUB Also provides for the increase of excise duty on cider, Poiret and Mead, from 9 rubles to 21 rubles.per liter.

The authors of the bill propose to add to the list of excisable goods electronic cigarette. To them, the excise tax will be 40 RUB. apiece. – Nicotine liquid also fall under the excise tax — 10 RUB per 1 ml.

The rate of excise duty 4800 rubles per 1 kg will be installed in the heated, pipe, Smoking, chewing, snuff and hookah tobacco. The bill also provides for an annual increase in excise duties on tobacco products by 1% in years 2017-2019.

In early October the Ministry of Finance proposed to increase the excise tax on so-called still wines — wines that do not contain carbon dioxide. Bid on products from imported grapes, the Ministry had proposed to increase from 9 to 18 rubles. per liter, on the Russian wine with a protected geographical indication and protected designation of origin — from 5 to 10 rubles. per liter.