Tobacco faded into the background: auditors suggested to divide the income from tobacco excises with regions

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The share of the illegal market of cigarettes in five years grew ten times. The treasury received less because of it 295,6 billion rubles. The regional authorities are not interested to fight against a counterfeit as all sum of a tobacco excise arrives in the federal budget. In 2021 this sum will reach 710 billion rubles. To change a situation, it is necessary to give to regions of 10-15% of the income. Such conclusions...