CCI proposed to adopt a tax amendment only in the spring session

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Trading-industrial chamber of Russia (TPP) believes that all changes to the Tax code must be adopted in the spring session of the state Duma, if the amendments are adopted in the autumn, to come into force they should in a year, told RIA Novosti the head of CCI Sergey Katyrin.

On Wednesday the state Duma Committee on budget and taxes recommended the lower chamber of the Parliament to adopt in the first reading the bill on increasing the VAT rate to 20% from the current 18%. For consideration by the Duma of the document will be submitted on 3 July. In addition, currently work is underway on preparation for the second reading of the bill on setting up of the tax system.

«We proposed to increase from two to six months of the date of entry into force of amendments to the tax code. This innovation should be adopted during the spring session. If the amendments are adopted during the autumn session, they should come into force next year», — said Katyrin, adding that proposals by the chamber has written to the Chairman of the Duma Committee on budget and taxes Andrey Makarov.

In the CCI believe that it will allow businessmen to plan their business model and financial policies for the longer term, which is necessary for stable operation.

According to Katyrin, chamber of Commerce and industry proposes to legislate the following practices: «Clean» before the law, taxpayers who properly pay their taxes for several years, have the opportunity for accelerated VAT reimbursement without presenting a Bank guarantee». «It would be a kind of accumulation «tax capital» of honest and good taxpayer, «interest» which was reflected in quite a specific advantage,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

«We also offer to limit to one year the period of appointment of repeated inspections in the case of filing revised tax returns. Now this test can be done within three years. We are confident that our proposals will give greater stability to the tax legal relations in our economy», — said Katyrin.