No new taxes in Belarus


“No new taxes will be introduced in Belarus,” – announced the Minister of Finance Andrei Kharkovets on the board meeting.

The minister recalled that in the past five years much has been done to improve the quality characteristics of the tax system. In particular, 26 payments were cancelled in 2006-2010 in Belarus.

"So the issue with the structure of taxes and the amount of tax payments that meet the standards of developed countries is resolved. We can confidently say that in the scope of new program of socio-economic development, no new taxes will be imposed. It is not necessary, - said Andrei Kharkovets.

He noted that currently the taxpayers pay seven major taxes, which allow to finance public expenses at the required level, without creating constraints on economic growth.

According to www.belta.by