The price of district heating and public transportation in Belgrade may go up 20% next month, as revealed by Vecernje Novosti, citing unnamed sources.
Belgrade last decided to raise district heating bills by 7.5% on November 1, 2011 due to hikes in the prices of heating oil and natural gas.
Excise tax on the fuel is increased by RSD 5 per liter on October 1, but fuel retailers have agreed not to raise diesel prices by more than RSD 2.5 per liter.
Cigarette excise tax increases previously planned for next year, will simply take effect three months earlier than originally planned on October 1, 2012 instead of January 1, 2013.
On the bright side utility bills for services such as water and garbage will not go up in 2012, at the request of the mayor.
The refund of value added tax (VAT) on baby food and equipment will be enabled from January 1, for households whose income does not exceed RSD 80,000 a month and whose property is worth EUR 200,000 or less, according to a statement by the Finance and Economy Ministry.
Belgrade, September 18th, 2012
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