Tax amnesty for individuals began in Kazakhstan
Photo Kazpravda.kz Talgat Akhanov
On July 16, 2019, a law came into force in Kazakhstan providing for a tax amnesty signed by the Head of State on July 4, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the State Revenue Committee of the Finance Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Any Kazakhstani can use this campaign to write off the accrued interest until the end of this year.
According to the SRC, as of January 1, 2019, 1.4 million individuals had tax debts totaling 20.9 billion tenge, the main debt of which was 14.3 billion tenge, and accrued penalties were 6.6 billion tenge. At the same time, the largest amounts, or 70% (14.4 billion tenge) of tax debt, account for vehicle tax. Land tax debt accounts for 12% (or 2.5 billion tenge), property tax is 6.7% (or 1.4 billion tenge).
Most of all debtors - individuals live in Shymkent - about 148 thousand, 139 thousand in the Turkestan region, 116 thousand in the Zhambyl region and 114 thousand in Nur-Sultan.
The largest amounts of tax debt in the context of the regions are in Almaty - 5.5 billion tenge, Nur-Sultan and the Mangystau region - 2 billion tenge each, Shymkent - 1.6 billion tenge.
At the same time, it is noted that this debt was formed during the transfer of tax authorities from local to the republican tax information system (INIS) in 2002 and 2003.
As of January 1, 2019 such tax debt is registered in more than 16 thousand individuals in the amount of 700 million tenge, including the principal debt - 400 million tenge, fines - 300 million tenge.