In the second quarter of 2020, working residents of Russia lost about 841 billion rubles in income due to the restrictions imposed in connection with the pandemic, according to a study by the National Credit Ratings agency.
The working population of Russia missed 841 billion rubles in the second quarter of 2020. income, which corresponds to 16 million average monthly salaries. The wage fund decreased against the background of quarantine measures by 10% compared to the same period in 2019, - leads "Kommersant" extract from the document.
At the same time, it is noted that the wage fund decreased primarily due to the reduction of the working day or the transition to a part-time work week, and not because of layoffs.
At the same time, the regions faced a decrease in personal income tax receipts by 9.5%, which also indicates a decrease in the wage fund. In April, personal income tax revenues to regional budgets decreased in 79 constituent entities of the Russian Federation, in May - in 76.
The highest budget losses from the reduction of personal income tax were incurred by Moscow, the Moscow region and St. Petersburg.
Earlier chernayakobra.ru wrote that Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin called the time frame for the recovery of the Moscow economy after the pandemic.