Transcarpathian wines and cognac will be protected by new excise stamps

6 August 2013 22:26  11142674 043390
Transcarpathian wines and cognac will be protected by new excise stamps

The introduction of the new labeling on September 1 is another step to fight smuggling and counterfeiting of excise goods in order to protect consumers from defective and dangerous products. 

New excise tax stamps are approved by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dd. March 13, 2013, № 188. They differ from the current stamps and have additional levels of protection. The stamps contain sophisticated graphical security element and different color identification.   

Experts of the Ministry of Income believe that the introduction of new excise stamps will significantly impede falsification of excisable goods, will reduce the "shadow sector" and attract additional revenues to the state budget.

The improvement of the procedure of the excise tax administration is the task of the Ministry of income and charges under the State program of revitalization of economic development for 2013-2014.

Source - Main Office of the Ministry of Income in Transcarpathian region

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