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The Price on Wine in Russia will be increased

The government decided to double the excise from the new year
The government proposed to increase the excise rate on wine from 2020: for quiet wines – from 18 to 31 rubles. for 1 l, for sparkling – from 36 to 40 rubles. for 1 l, follows from the draft amendments to the Tax Code, which was reviewed by Vedomosti. A spokesman for the Prime Minister, Oleg Osipov, confirmed that the government approved such amendments and will submit them to the State Duma in the near future.

The size of the rates is determined “based on the need to adjust the excise rates for different alcohol with a comparable alcohol content equal to the degree of harmfulness of the products,” the representative of the Ministry of Finance explains, without specifying the details of the calculations.