Putin introduced a resort fee in the Crimea

Путин ввел курортный сбор в Крыму

Putin signed the law about the holiday camp in the Crimea

On the Peninsula and in three Russian regions is “an experiment on the development of a resort infrastructure”.

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law that will be introduced fee for the use of resort infrastructure in the three regions of the Russian Federation and annexed the Crimea.

Relevant document published on the portal of legal information of the Russian Federation.

It is said that in these regions until 31 December 2022 is “an experiment on the development of a resort infrastructure”.

Fee payers are natural persons, of full age residing at an accommodation more than 24 hours.

Charging a resort fee will not begin until may 1, 2018, its size can not exceed 100 rubles, in 2018 it can not exceed 50 rubles.

Amount resort fee payable is defined as the product of the number of days of actual residence of the payer resort fee at the property, with the exception of arrival day and the resort fee.

The fee is not included in the price.

Note that in the Crimea, the forecast drop in tourist arrivals of one million people.

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