Azerbaijani Parliament adopts amendments to Tax Code
The Parliament of Azerbaijan has approved amendments to the Tax Code in the third reading at the plenary session, Trend reports on Dec. 3.
According to the information, the main directions of the proposed changes are to encourage entrepreneurial activity, expand the tax base, reduce the financial and tax burden of the population through social benefits, improve the mechanisms of tax accounting, taxation, and tax control, provide tax incentives to business entities, and others.
One of the proposals to reduce the tax burden of the population through social benefits was the exemption from income tax of material assistance up to 10,000 manat ($5,882), provided to members of martyr families, as well as servicemen with disabilities due to injury during military operations for the freedom, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.
In continuation of attention and care for this category of citizens, it was proposed to exempt from income tax material assistance up to 10,000 manat ($5,882) provided to individuals belonging to this category, regardless of its intended purpose.