For 10 months of 2017 into the customs territory of Ukraine imported 56 thousand used cars. Revenues from customs duties amounted to UAH 4.3 billion. During the reporting period, the volume of customs clearance/used cars increased six times. About it reports a press-service of the State fiscal service of Ukraine (SFS).
According to GFS, in January-October Ukraine imported 123 thousand vehicles and paid to the budget UAH 17.4 billion. customs payments.
Customs officials say that if the average per month was imported about 1 thousand cars, this year – almost 6 thousand, and in October brought in more than 7 thousand such cars.
The SFS believe that growth contributed to the reduction in the excise tax on used cars in 10-20 times. According to the Law “On amendments to subsection 5 of section XX “Transitional provisions” of the Tax code of Ukraine concerning stimulation of development of the market of used vehicles” this rule is effective from 1 August 2016 to 31 December 2018.
According to the calculations of customs total tax burden has been reduced to around 35-40% of car cost. “Prior to the entry into force of the law the excise tax was so great that the tax burden on used car reached 90% – almost as much cost this car”, – stated in the message of the SFS.
We will remind, according to the Association Ukrautoprom, in October 2017 on the primary automotive market of the total number of 13 148 of registered cars 5496 PCs had on preowned. In comparison with result of October last year, the number of primary registrations of cars rose by 78%.