Putin called the reduction of poverty the purpose of tax maneuvers
MOSCOW, 7 Jun — RIA Novosti. The objective of the tax maneuvers — not an increase of people living below the poverty line, but on the contrary, their reduction, said Russian President Vladimir Putin during a straight line.
“We are moving in this direction (reducing poverty), and we just have to solve one of the main objectives is the reduction in the number of poor and the number of people living below the poverty line. And so the redistribution in the tax and budgetary systems, it is not aimed at the increase of people living below this poverty line, but rather a decrease,” — said Putin.
“We are talking about how to do a certain maneuver in the field of tax and fiscal activities, and to allocate resources including the solution to this problem — reducing the number of people who live in our country below the poverty line. To create such conditions under which the state will be able to provide assistance to those who need it, you have to make it more targeted,” said the President.
He added that if Russia will go on this way, the unfavourable development of the situation will be.