ArmInfo. The list of the largest taxpayers in Armenia in January- September 2020 continues to be headed by the Armenian-Canadian joint venture "Grand Tobaco" (against the 2nd position a year earlier), having paid over 36.2 billion drams or $ 74.1 million to the state treasury (with an annual decline of 10, 2%), of which 1.1 billion drams - on customs duties, 6.4 billion drams - on direct taxes (including profit tax, tax on income), 29.6 billion drams - on indirect taxes (including VAT, excise tax). This is evidenced by the published data of the RA State Revenue Committee.
Gazprom Armenia CJSC moved up to the second position from the third year earlier. Tax payments to the budget amounted to 34.9 billion drams, of which 247.9 million drams - for customs duties, 4.5 billion drams - for direct taxes, 29.8 billion drams - for indirect taxes.
The Zangezur Molybdenum Combine CJSC moved down to the third place, from the leading first position a year earlier, having paid 31.3 billion drams to the state budget, of which 1.05 billion drams in customs duties, 12.1 billion drams - for direct taxes (including income tax, tax on income), 1.2 billion drams - for indirect taxes (including VAT, excise tax).
Geopromining Gold LLC moved up to the fourth place, from the 5th year earlier, with tax payments of 16.3 billion drams, of which 1.1 billion drams for customs duties, 9.3 billion drams for direct taxes, 1.2 billion drams - for indirect taxes.
The top five in January-September 2020 is closed by CPS Oil Corporation LLc., Having jumped from the 10th position a year earlier. The company's deductions to the state budget amounted to 14.4 billion drams, of which 303.9 million drams - for customs duties, 253.8 million drams - for direct taxes, 13.9 billion drams - for indirect taxes. In total, the five leaders paid taxes to the budget 133.02 billion drams ($ 272.3 million), of which 32.6 billion - for direct taxes (including income tax, income tax) and 75.7 billion drams - for indirect taxes (including VAT, excise tax). In comparison with the volume of tax payments of last year's five, the current figure turned out to be 5.3% less.
After 5 leaders in the top ten, there are International Masis Tabak (6th position versus 4th a year earlier), oil trader Flash (7th position versus 6th a year earlier), Philip Morris LLC ( held on the 8th position), the telecom operator "MTS Armenia" (trademark VivaCell-MTS) jumped to the 9th position from last year's 16th, and the company "Electric Networks" moved to the 10th position from the 7th last year. Armenia ". According to the CGD, 1000 largest taxpayers of Armenia in January-September 2020 paid 721.4 billion drams ($ 1.5 billion) to the state treasury, which is 5.7% less than a year ago. The TOP-5 accounts for 18.4%, and the TOP-10 - 26% (187.6 billion AMD or $ 384.1 million).
Note that the dollar equivalent of the volumes indicated in the text was calculated at the settlement rate of the dram as of September 30, 2020. - 488.41 AMD / $ 1.