More than Eleven Billion BAM of Tolls and Taxes collected in Bosnia-Herzegovina

January 23, 2020 6:00 PM

 

Tolls and excise taxes are on the rise and according to Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Indirect Taxation Authority, there is a steady upward trend in all payments. In the period since 2006, more than 11 billion BAM was collected, Klix.ba news portal reports.

Total amount of collected toll for road maintenance (0.15 BAM per liter of derivatives), in the period from 2006 to 2019 is 2 billion and 735 million BAM, and total amount of collected toll for highway construction and reconstruction of other roads (0.25 BAM per liter of derivatives) in the period from 2009 to 2019 is 1 billion and 872 million BAM.

In addition to tolls, an excise duty of  0.30 BAM to 0.45 BAM per liter (depending on the type of derivative) is paid per liter of fuel sold on the market in Bosnia. On this basis, between 2006 and 2019, a total of 6 billion and 378 million BAM were collected.

In addition to the aforementioned toll revenues, the ITA also collected revenues from excise duties on oil and petroleum products in 2019 in the total amount of 532.4 million BAM.

These revenues are allocated to beneficiaries with all other indirect tax revenues, ie according to the coefficients adopted on a quarterly basis by the ITA Board of Directors (the latest ratios adopted by the ITA Board of Directors say that the Federation of Bosnia entity receives 64.26 percent, Republika Srpska entity 32.19 percent and Brcko District 3.55 percent).

Road maintenance fees have been charged since 2006. On this basis, from 2006 to 2019 2 billion and 735 million BAM were collected.  Highway construction tolls have been levied since 2009.

On this basis, one billion and 872 million BAM were collected from 2009 to 2019.  This toll is divided by giving the Federation of BiH 59 percent, the Republika Srpska 39 percent and the Brcko District 2 percent.

 

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