ArmInfo.The knowledge of entrepreneur Ruben Vardanyan regarding the Tax Code of Armenia is probably not so profound. The chairman of the State Revenue Committee of Armenia David Ananyan stated this at a meeting with journalists on September 10.
According to Ananyan, in Armenia, in fact, there are 5 kinds of taxes: income tax, revenue tax, excise tax and property taxes. All the rest, by the main tax collector, are temporary regimes associated with or replacing them. "We simply included in the Tax Code all obligatory payments, which in the past were called, for example, a mandatory payment, a duty, but not a tax. After we incorporated them into the Tax Code, in order for these payments to be administered by the tax authorities the body they began to be called not payments, but taxes. I am sure that there is a road tax in Georgia, but it will not be called a tax, but a payment. If we talk about traditional taxes, then we have 5>, - he pointed out At the same time, the head of the KGB of Armenia acknowledged that at Legislation ohovoe Georgia more than clear, than in Armenia. At this David Ananyan called on sopostavlenyya question nalohovлh Leave professyonalam legislation.
Recall that during a meeting between Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Armenian entrepreneurs in Moscow, a well-known businessman and co-founder of IDeA Charitable Foundation Ruben Vardanyan stated that there are 18 kinds of taxes in Armenia, and 6 in Georgia, which prevents entrepreneurs from doing business in Armenia. "Today, we are not competitive in comparison with Georgia and even Belarus, which company in Armenia can be called profitable? I asked this question to all the previous prime ministers." What is the profitability of companies in this or that sector of the economy? After the payment of all taxes in Armenia, a businessman must earn more than in a country with a higher rating>.
Ruben Vardanyan urged to switch to the language of the digits to understand what areas businessmen can invest, what will be the return and what will be the country's tax policy. <Armenia's problem is that even if activity unfolds in within the law, the risks of returning the invested amount are high. For example, they are 6% lower in the banking sector than in Georgia. How to raise the investment attractiveness of the country? Georgia has 6 types of taxes, in Armenia -18. What steps are being taken so that in Armenia this figure will reach 6? The problem of Armenia in the absence of respect for the investor, "said the businessman.