25 March 2017,   05:46
Excise Tax increase will impoverish hundreads thousands of people- Zurab Chiaberashvili

The Parliament is to approve at today`s session the budget related bills, according to which from January 2017 excise tax cigarettes, imported cars and fuel will rise. 

According to the parliamentary minority, these changesit will extremely aggravate the social situation and impoverish the population. National Movement does not support increase of taxes on oil products, cigarettes and motor vehicles .

"We have offered the government an alternative plan that would cut costs. We are trying to persuade them that their plan would impoverish hundreads thousands of people, "- said Chiaberashvili

The Majority thinks that the changes are necessary, and they will strengthen the country`s economy.