The Federation Council has approved the increase of excise taxes on cigarettes and vape liquids as of March 1, 25.01.2023, 16:44.

The Federation Council approved amendments to the Tax Code to increase excise taxes on cigarettes by 2% and on vape liquids by 11%, effective March 1. The press service of the upper house of parliament published this information on its website.

Liquid excise taxes for electronic cigarettes will increase to 20 rubles. From March 1 to December 31, 2023, in 2024 – up to 21 rubles, in 2025 – up to 22 rubles per milliliter. Now this value is 18 rubles. per milliliter.

The excise tax on cigarettes was increased to 3,536 rubles for 2023. For 1 thousand pieces, for 2024 – up to 3678 rubles, for 2025 – up to 3825 rubles. Now the excise tax on these tobacco products is set at 3,467 rubles. for 1 thousand pieces.

At the same time, the new law abolished the excise tax on electronic nicotine delivery systems and tobacco heating devices.

Last week, PRUE Department of Statistics Faculty Member Assoc. GV Plekhanova Olga Lebedinskaya calculatedAfter the introduction of excise taxes on electronic cigarettes from March 1, the expenditure of smokers will increase by about 60 rubles. monthly.

This week’s issue of RBC WroteThe Ministry of Finance of Russia has proposed to introduce criminal liability for the manufacture and sale of unlicensed tobacco products. If the project is accepted, manufacturers and suppliers of counterfeit products can be sentenced to 3 years in prison.



Source: Gazeta

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