Increased tax brought more than 600 billion rubles to the budget

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Increased tax brought more than 600 billion rubles to the budget
Increased tax brought more than 600 billion rubles to the budget
10 February, 09:13EconomyPhoto: 1MI
The collection of increased tax from citizens whose income exceeds 5 million rubles a year brought 636.4 billion rubles to the budget in 2021. At a rate of 15%, only that part of the income that exceeds 5 million rubles is taxed.

According to RBC, referring to the Federal Tax Service, real additional revenues to the budget amounted to 82.7 billion rubles, since 553 billion rubles. out of 636.4 billion rubles. went to the subjects of the Russian Federation, which they would have received under the old taxation system.

The innovation does not apply to operations with one-time income (insurance payments, real estate sales, etc.).

It's worth reminding that the increased tax was approved by the State Duma in November 2020. The draft law was commissioned by Russian President Vladimir Putin. He pointed out that the funds received should be directed to the treatment of children with severe and rare diseases.

63% of Russians supported the initiative to increase taxation for the rich.

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