Sep 16, 2020
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Mishustin: tax changes are necessary to ensure budget revenues

Mikhail Mishustin
Mikhail Mishustin

Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said that the government's plan to change taxes in the country is dictated by the need to ensure a certain level of budget revenues to solve existing problems.

It is important to remember that a budget is a financial document. But this document is not about numbers, it is about people. This is a document aimed at solving specific problems in the life of people in our country. Hence the package of tax laws that allows you to provide the necessary income, - leads words of the Prime Minister of RIA Novosti.

He stressed that the burden of providing the budget with the necessary revenues should be borne not only by oil companies.

We believe that in a difficult situation, everyone should take part in solving the problems facing the country and people. This is our deliberate policy. Hence our vision of tax policy- said the prime minister.

As wrote, the Cabinet of Ministers will consider a draft law on increasing the income tax (PIT) to 15% for citizens whose income level exceeds 5 million rubles a year. Mikhail Mishustin also noted that the government is also going to revise privileges in the fuel and energy complex, increase payments for natural resources and index tobacco excise taxes.

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