Small enterprises accounted for 22% of taxes that were paid in Mogilev Region in January-March 2008, Interfax learnt from the regional economy committee.
The total volume of taxes grew 20.1% on the year, the source specified.
The regional budget allotted BYR 636.5 million for the state-sponsored small business encouragement program.
In Q1 2008 there were registered 1,047 commercial companies and 1,931 sole traders in Mogilev Region.
As of April 1, 2008, there were 5,628 commercial companies in Mogilev Region.