Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law stipulating that consumption rates of certain types of alcohol and cigarettes will increase from May 2024. The document was published on the official site portal legal information.
Wine and champagne prices will also increase. Currently the excise tax on wine is 34 rubles per liter. In July, amendments were adopted that increased it to 36 rubles. However, the new law changed the figure and increased the tax to 108 rubles per liter.
From May 2024, the excise duty on sparkling wines and wine drinks will increase to 141 rubles per liter. In 2025, the tax will increase to 147 rubles, and in 2026 to 153 rubles.
The document states that the increase will start on May 1, not January 1.
At the same time, starting from January 1, 2024, it is planned to increase the special consumption tax rates on tobacco products and tobacco, including those consumed by heating, by 3% compared to previously determined rates and then be indexed in 2025-2026. . The excise tax rate on liquids for electronic smoking systems will double.
Previously Vladimir Putin signed The law that sets the minimum wage (MROT) in Russia in 2024 at the level of 19,242 rubles per month.
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