The Ministry of justice developed a draft law on the status of self-employed people
A statutory definition of “selfemployed” necessary to ensure the protection of the rights of such persons and providing them with benefits.
The Ministry of justice has drafted a bill on self-employed citizens in the Russian Federation, reported on the Agency’s website.
The draft law provides for the consolidation of the criteria that separates the categories of self-employed persons and individual entrepreneurs and citizens engaged in activities under an employment contract.
On behalf of the first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, the Ministry of justice with the participation of the Ministry of economic development, Ministry of labour and the Ministry of Finance has developed amendments to the employment act.
Self-employed is the large number of economically active citizens who take on the risk in entrepreneurial activities without the involvement of employees and registration as individual entrepreneurs (e.g., Tutors, nurses, nannies).
Legislating the criteria for the definition of “selfemployed” necessary to protect the rights of citizens, establishment of the simplified order of their activities, providing them with benefits, said the Ministry of justice.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said earlier about the need to improve conditions for doing business in the country. In particular, it is suggested for 2017 to determine the status of self-employed people.