Vladimir Putinto: Alexei Druzhinin / RIA Novosti
The government worked all night on proposals from the appeal of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. About it writes “Kommersant”, citing a source.
Changes to the legislation plan to introduce in the state Duma on Thursday, March 26.
On 25 March the President proposed a number of measures to support the population in a pandemic coronavirus. Among them was the vacation of both the consumer and mortgage loans for those Russians who are in difficult life situation and whose income for coronavirus dropped by 30 percent or more. In addition, the head of state instructed to increase unemployment benefits, to change the rules of calculating sick leave, to extend social benefits to the Russians, to make additional payments to families who have the right to the matkapital, and make payments to veterans and Heroes of labour in April, not may.
According to the proposal of Putin, in Russia the week from 30 March to 3 April is designated as nonworking. Also vote on constitutional amendments was postponed from April 22nd to a later date.
Additional measures to support the economy was the decision to impose the payment of the dividend in the offshore 15% tax. For the Russians with Bank deposits that exceed one million rubles, establishes a tax on interest on deposits at the rate of 13 percent.
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