tax

Experts lambaste 30-percent tax on purchases of foreign currency

Experts have criticized the government's move to introduce a 30-percent tax on purchases of foreign currency by individuals and legal entities.

Authorities introduce 30-percent tax on foreign currency purchases

The NBB press office said that the "temporary" measure was needed to prevent negative trends in the foreign currency and financial markets and make rubel deposits more attractive.

Opposition politicians seek permission to hold “car run” in Minsk in protest against new tax

Three prominent opposition politicians have applied to the Minsk City Executive Committee for permission to hold a “car run” on January 5 in protest against a new tax on motor vehicle owners.

Tax may be imposed on unemployed able-bodied individuals, Prime Minister Myasnikovich says

A tax may be imposed on unemployed able-bodied individuals, Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich said Friday in Kastsyukovichy, Mahil

Finance ministry proposes fresh increase in rates of excise tax on motor fuel

  The finance ministry has proposed a further increase in the rates of excise tax on motor fuel, an oil refinery manager told BelaPAN.

Government to abolish a number of taxes in 2011, official says

The Belarusian government plans to abolish a number of taxes and introduce other liberalization measures in the sphere in 2011, Dzmitry Kiyko, a departmental chief at the finance ministry, told reporters in Minsk on September 9, as quoted by

Government to raise excise taxes on alcoholic and tobacco products in September

he rates of excise taxes on alcoholic and tobacco products are expected to be raised in Belarus in September, Dzmitry Kiyko, head of the finance ministry’s tax policy and budgetary revenues department, told reporters in Minsk on Wednesday, as quoted by

Cabinet acknowledges high tax burden

The meeting of the government focused on efforts designed to ensure that Belarus ranks among the top 30 countries in terms of favorable business conditions.

Environmental official cautious about introduction of emissions tax for companies

The introduction of a tax on greenhouse gas emissions may deal a serious blow to some companies, warned Alyaksandr Rachewski, a departmental head at the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection, as quoted by

Head of pro-government trade union federation suggests introducing tax on men without children

Leanid Kozik, head of the pro-government Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus (FTUB), has suggested introducing a tax on men without children to boost birth rates and increase the government’s budget revenues. Mr.