Sverdlovsk Region residents’ tax debts go up 11.6%

26 November 2015 (15:48)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, November 26, 2015. The overall tax, fine, and state fund duty debts of Sverdlovsk Region-based taxpayers went up by 3.216bn RUR (or 11.6%) by early November and amounted to 31.4bn RUR, the local division of Russia’s Federal Tax Service reports.

‘The deadline for property tax payments for 2014, which is October 1, 2015, is the primary factor affecting the overall debt dynamics,’ the division says.

Sverdlovsk Region-based private individuals’ overall property tax debts came to 4.587bn RUR in early November, including 2.509bn RUR worth of unpaid transport taxes (up 16.7% on the start of the year). Also, unpaid land taxes went up by 25.5% compared with the start of the year and came to 814m RUR.

Tax inspectorates’ efforts throughout the ten months of the year resulted in 25.119bn RUR worth of debts having been paid: 12.98bn RUR got collected in accordance with the Tax Code, 5.346bn RUR were in-advance tax payments, and the remaining amount was classed as bad debt and written off.

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