The Ministry supported the introduction of criminal penalties for failure to pay contributions to the pension Fund


RIA Novosti

The Ministry of labor supports the introduction of criminal liability and substantial penalties for non-payment of insurance premiums, told journalists the Minister of labour and social protection RF Maxim Topilin.

Earlier media reported that the criminal liability for non-payment of premiums can be returned to the legislation before the end of July, follows from the materials of government Commission on legislative activities. Employers, citizens and entrepreneurs will face fines of up to 2 million rubles and up to seven years imprisonment.

“Yes, of course, he agreed in government,” — said Topilin.

As reported by the media, the Ministry of justice finalized the draft law, which obliges collectors insurance premiums to inform the investigative authorities fail to settle large arrears employers, individual entrepreneurs and citizens. Monday, April 10, the document approved by the government Commission on legislative activities, to the materials of the Commission. The fact of the approval of this project by the Commission was confirmed by the meeting participant.

The Ministry of justice finalized the bill — Sputnik government amendments to the criminal code. These amendments return the reversed criminal liability for nonpayment of premiums. This package of bills was introduced to the state Duma in December 2015, early 2016 adopted in the first reading and since then is preparing for the second. The crucial second reading of the whole package is planned in the current spring session of the state Duma — till the end of July, according to the materials of the state Commission with reference to information of the responsible committees of the Parliament (legislation and labour).