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Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to extend for three months a deferment for taxes and insurance premiums for victims against the background of the coronavirus inventory pandemic. He also announced the decision to extend the moratorium on the planned checks of small businesses for 2021.
“I pay attention to, not all companies affected industries, of course, had an objective opportunity to restore their former position. Problems are saved. First of all, this is the field of catering, other services. And for such companies, I propose to extend the already provided line for taxes and insurance premiums for another three months, “said Mr. Putin on the forum” VTB Capital “” Russia calls!”.
He recalled that for small and medium-sized businesses, insurance premiums have already been reduced, up to 15% on an ongoing basis. In addition, companies from the affected sectors of the economy are subject to deferred on taxes and insurance premiums for the first quarter and provides for the possibility of extension to six months.
Vladimir Putin said that it was already decided to extend the moratorium on the planned checks of small businesses. “Thereby we reduce both administrative, and tax burden on tens of thousands of companies in which millions of our citizens are employed, support jobs and income people,” he said.
The President said that the amount of budget funds aimed at combating a pandemic was 4.5% of GDP. He noted that in some countries, this figure looks “Most”, but decisions adopted in Russia turned out to be “timely, fairly effective”. Mr. Putin stated that it was not planned to introduce a nationwide locker from the increasing incidence of incidence of incidence, as the authorities clearly understand how to act in the circumstances.