The government may exempt self-employed from contributing to the Pension Fund
The Russian government is considering the release of the self-employed insurance contributions to the Pension Fund, said the head Minekonomiki Maxim Oreshkin.
According to Mr. Oreshkin, the task of the state is to ensure a certain minimum from the point of view of pension provision. If people would save and earn money himself, he, according to the Minister, will be able to count on the most simple mode with a minimum tax burden.
“But this part of society, which is one of the most active, should also be actively thinking about their own future and receiving the most simple mode is to take responsibility for their level of pension provision above the level of the social,” said Mr Oreshkin.
He added that now the government is discussing the creation of a special tax regime for self-employed. It can be included small businesses, for which there is a minimum administrative and tax burden. According to Mr. Oreshkin, “as this part of society is one of the most active”, “their level of tax burden should be as light weight, but the responsibility for the level of their pensions they should take”.
Recall that in may the Ministry of Finance presented its proposals for the taxation of self-employed. The Agency has proposed to introduce “a tax on professional income” with each tranzitsii for individuals in the amount of 3%, for legal — 6%.
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