Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev said that in 2017 the taxes in Russia will be increased. He also stressed that the reserve Fund will not be exhausted in the current year contrary to expectations.
Taxes in Russia in 2017 will not be increased. This was stated by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during a report in the state Duma, reports TVC.ru.
«A few years ago, a decision was made about the stability of the tax system. Therefore, this year to raise taxes, will not» — said the head of the Cabinet.
The Prime Minister also noted that the reserve Fund will not be exhausted in the current year, contrary to expectations, thanks to additional budget revenues. «The main source of covering the deficit is the Reserve Fund, money which theoretically would have to end by the end of this year. But this will not happen,» — said the Prime Minister.
According to the Prime Minister, managed to earn more than expected. «Including the mobilization of revenues. And reserves there is still a lot. We set up a system of budget payments so that it was most effective,» he said.
Earlier in April, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the trend in growth of tax revenues can be maintained and without increasing the tax burden. The head of state added that this can be facilitated by the introduction of new technology, administration, avoidance of «gray» schemes.
In September 2016, the Finance Minister of Russia Anton Siluanov noted that taxes in Russia will be slightly increased. «Through the improvement of the administration we will work to increase revenues. Any other major changes compared to the current level of tax exemptions is not planned», — he said.
Putin and Medvedev discussed the creation of a high-tech economy of Russia