For the law voted 52 against 37 MPs, no abstentions.
The tax rate per litre of beverage containing sugar concentration of 5-8 grams per 100 ml of the drink is 10 cents per litre. Drinks with a higher concentration of sugar will be taxed at 30 cents.
The tax rate for sweetened with sweeteners beverages also will be 10 cents per liter. Beverages containing sugar or posleduyuschih substances in accordance with the law amounts are taxed in the same way as sugary drinks. Sweetened beverage that should be consumed diluted, for the producer subject to tax, provided for concentration of the sweetener in the resulting after dilution of the drink.
The consumer was able to deal with change, from 1 January 2018 set the tax rate 30 cents on a drink with a sugar concentration of at least 10 grams per 100 million, from 1 January 2019, this rate will apply to beverages containing sweeteners to 9 grams per 100 million or more, and from 1 January 2020, with the content of sweetener in 8 grams 100 million or more.
In accordance with the government's decision, the exceptions for taxes will be able to apply to manufacturers of natural juices, milk drinks and yoghurts, tax will be exempted those sweetened yogurts that are used to produce other beverages, food, medicines and other production.
From taxing sweetened drinks tax the Ministry of Finance expects revenues in 2018 of almost 15 million euros in 2019, 16 million euros, and in 2020, 17 million euros .