ArmInfo. Srurean Ophthalmological Center received a tax exemption in the form of exemption from customs duties when importing technological equipment, components, raw materials and (or) materials as part of the investment program. The corresponding resolution was approved on September 19 at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Armenia.
So, according to the Deputy Minister of Economy Avag Avanesyan, the company plans to import equipment that will be used in laser eye microsurgery. The center has been operating since 2016 and has already invested about 120 million drams. The current budget of the program is 170 million drams, under which 3 new jobs will be created. Each month, the center will be able to serve about 20 patients, in the annual context, in the amount of 60-70 million drams.
If the application is approved, as Avanesyan said, the state's lost revenues in the form of taxes are estimated at about 88 thousand drams. In 2018, the LLC paid taxes worth 14 million drams to the state budget.