Verkhovna Rada (VR) 18 November 2010 during the evening session adopted on second reading in general, the draft Tax Code, under the editorship of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. For a decision voted 269 of 387 deputies registered in the session hall.
Parliamentarians also adopted a separate law, which amends the current legislation in connection with the adoption of the Tax Code.
Document increases the excise tax on petroleum products, alcohol and tobacco, rent for the extraction of oil and gas. Parliament voted to increase the excise tax on gasoline from 2011 to 50 euro - up to 182 euros for 1000 kg. Deputies approved the increase in excise duty on diesel fuel with a sulfur content exceeding 0.2% - on 38,5% - to ? 90 / t; 0,035-0,2% - 38% - up to 69 euros per ton; 0,005-0,035% - 37,8% - to 62 euros per ton, less than 0,005% - 40% - up to 42 EUR / t. It was also decided to introduce excise duty on liquefied natural gas at a rate of 40 euros for 1000 kg.
Introduced a luxury tax. They will be subject to unnecessary square meters of housing, aircraft, yachts, expensive cars.
Tax Code comes into force upon signature by the President of Ukraine.
Before the vote, the chairman of the committee on customs and tax policies, Vitaly Homutynnik and Minister of Finance of Ukraine Fedor Yaroshenko promised MPs prepare for a meeting on November 19 a bill to amend the Tax Code, which take into account all suggestions and comments that were made during today's meeting, RBK-Ukraine.