02.03.15 22:00

Parliament of Ukraine increased natural gas charge from 20% to 70%

Ukrainian parliament adopted draft #2213. On Monday, Mar. 2, the Ukrainian parliament approved bill # 2213 on amending the Art. 165 and 252 of the Tax Code of Ukraine, according to which the rent rate of gas increases from 20% to 70%.

According to Censor.NET the decision was supported by 291 MPs, Ukrinform reports.

"This will bring in additional revenue to the state budget, which will be focus on direct support to low-income households, as well as increase the net income of the gas enterprises, which will be used for further development of the industry," the memorandum to the above bill stated.

According to the explanatory note, the adoption and implementation of the bill will attract about 9 billion hryvnia to the State Budget of Ukraine in 2015.

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