In the Duma did not approve the amendment, which would have suspended the adoption of the law on VAT

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in photobanks the building of the state Duma of Russia. Archival photoIn the Duma did not approve the amendment, which would have suspended the adoption of the law on VAT© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

The state Duma Committee on budget and taxes made against the proposed Ministry changes, which, in the opinion of the members of the Committee eventually suspended the adoption of the law on the VAT increase to 20%.

The Deputy Minister of the Russian Federation on development of Far East of Pavel Volkov earlier on Monday, during the discussion of amendments to the bill aimed at ensuring the stability of conditions for residents of areas of advancing socio-economic development (TRD) and free port of Vladivostok, within 10 years from the date of receipt of the respective status, proposed to clarify the commencement of its provisions.

He believes that they should act from the moment of official publication and not from 1 January 2019. «We are not satisfied that it shall enter into force after 1 January,» said Volkov, who is one of the official representatives of the government on the bill.

In this regard, the Chairman of the budget Committee Andrey Makarov said that if we accept this amendment, it would have to suspend the adoption of the law on VAT increase from 18% to 20%. «If we accept this amendment in the second reading, we have tomorrow «drift» VAT, because then we need the VAT to be amended and write except that here. Just we have there is no government, no it was not made», — he explained.

The Deputy Minister of Finance of Russia Ilya Trunin, which along with Volkov is also the official representative for the bill, said that while it will be necessary still to return from the Federation Council the law relating to tax administration.

«I understand, Ilya Vyacheslavovich that now is not questioned questions on other taxes, but the effects of … concern, in fact, the VAT that tomorrow is considered in the third reading?», — asked by Deputy Finance Minister Makarov. Trunin confirmed that this is true. After that, the head of the budget Committee, said: «We cannot simultaneously accept two mutually exclusive act. It is simply impossible physically.» Colleagues on the Committee supported the position of its President.