Protest action of entrepreneurs in Mahilou: tax increase cancelled
The result of the today’s meeting of entrepreneurs was that the Mahilou region executive committee suspended operation of a regulation of the region council on single tax and value added tax increase.
About 300 entrepreneurs came in the morning to Lenin square in Mahiou near the building of the region executive committee protesting against tax increase, Radio Svaboda reports.
Dealers must pay about 1.1 million rubles taxes per month from April. Entrepreneurs say the amount of taxes is economically groundless, most of them earn less.
Dealers gathered signatures under an address to the regional executive committee and demanded that the region executive committee should call urgent session of the region council that would cancel the decision on the single tax increase. The entrepreneurs went to the region executive committee to hand in the signatures. They said they had an appointment with Viktar Krasouski, head of the committee on business.
The result of the meeting was that the Mahilou region executive committee suspended the regulation of the region council on single and value added taxes increase. The region administration assured the entrepreneurs that next tax increase would be agreed with them. after that businessmen ended the meeting and went away.