The Ministry of Industry and Trade plans to extend the experiment on the introduction of the tax free system in Russia until December 31, 2022 and expand its geography. The department proposes to extend the service to the Amur, Vladimir, Irkutsk, Pskov regions and Kamchatka Territory.
“The Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia has developed a draft resolution of the government of the Russian Federation with changes to the procedure for the provision of tax-free services – a project to compensate foreign citizens for VAT when exporting goods outside the customs territory of the EAEU (Eurasian Economic Union. – “B”), – TASS cites an excerpt from the message of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. According to Minister Denis Manturov, the extension of the tax free will have a positive effect on the growth of employment in the retail sector.
The tax free project began operating in 2018. Foreigners can return VAT on goods in the amount of at least 10 thousand rubles. within one day. You can get money from equipment, food, jewelry and other goods. In January, the government extended the experiment to December 31, 2021.