Social taxes should be decreased from the current 30 percent to 20-22 percent to improve competitiveness of Russia's economy, Vladimir Kashin, the deputy director of the state scientific institute for tax system development, told journalists today. He believes it is necessary to lower the tax burden in Russia taking into account experience of highly developed countries in this sphere.
According to him, incomes that do not exceed the minimal standard of living, should be tax free. Moreover, payments to the Pension Fund could be differentiated for men and women taking into account the average life expectancy in Russia.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year