The Ministry of Culture and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan wants to exclude one of the parts of subparagraph 4 of Article 1 of the draft law “On Amendments and Additions to the Legislative Acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Lottery issues”. We are talking about subparagraph – “Lottery is not a prizes draw, which is aimed at stimulating sales of goods by commercial organizations”.

According to officials, if marketing promotions equate to lottery activities, then commercial companies will start paying additional taxes. But in this particular case, lottery tickets are not sold, but they are issued to people after making any other purchase. In the Ministry of Culture and Sports of Kazakhstan, they stated that such shares could not charge additional tax.

And the main goal of the proposed innovation is an active struggle with the organizers of an illegal gambling business in Kazakhstan. Specifically, with the work of terminals, which are actually slot machines. According to officials, illegal gambling business inflicts tremendous damage in Kazakhstan in Kazakhstan, which are not protected by law.

Also, the unified lottery operator of Kazakhstan JSC “Sәtti Zhaldyz” will be released from the payment of value added tax. As reported, the operator of the Lottery “Sәtti Zhaldyz” constantly deducts significant funds for the development of sports in the Republic of Kazakhstan.