Posted 18 июня 2020, 08:35

Published 18 июня 2020, 08:35

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The government does not discuss tax increases for the rich

18 июня 2020, 08:35
The Cabinet said that they are not discussing the introduction of an increased personal income tax rate for citizens with an income of three million rubles per year. The fact that the authorities returned to the discussion of this issue was reported by Forbes magazine.

“This question is not being discussed”, TASS agency got the answer in the Cabinet.

Earlier, Forbes, citing its sources, wrote that the government does not exclude the introduction of such a measure in view of the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Recall that the idea was discussed by the authorities earlier, but it did not cause a positive response.

We are talking about raising personal income tax for Russians whose annual income exceeds three million rubles. per year from 13% to 15%.

Note that according to a FinExpertiza study, personal income tax on wages during the non-working days of April fell by 23% compared with March - from 355.9 billion rubles. up to 273.4 billion rubles.