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Broadcast treatment Putin was viewed more than 8.7 million people

Broadcast treatment of Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Russians on 23 June looked over 8.7 million viewers, reported the RIA Novosti news Agency Mediascope.

The head of state on Tuesday made an appeal to the Russians, which, in particular, stated the need to pay in July advanced 10 thousand rubles for each child up to 16 years, proposed to extend preferential mortgage at 6.5% on the purchase of a new home worth up to 6 million rubles, and in Moscow and St. Petersburg - up to 12 million rubles, as well as hold information technology industry tax maneuver, significantly reducing the load on the wage Fund (PAYROLL) and reducing the rate of insurance premiums to 7.6% from the current 14%.

The HRC commented on Putin's proposal of support

Proposed by Russian President Vladimir Putin the support of the population - evidence that the government is ready to help people, these measures follow the spirit of the amendments to the Constitution, said RIA Novosti Deputy Chairman of the Council on human rights under the President of Russia (HRC) Irina Kirkor.

Putin earlier on Tuesday announced that from January 2021 revenues in excess of 5 million rubles will be taxed at personal income tax with a rate of 13%, and 15% with be taxed at the new rate will be only that portion of income that exceeds 5 million rubles. According to the President, this measure will allow to attract about 60 billion rubles. The proceeds from the personal income tax increase would go only to the treatment of children with orphan diseases.

The Federation Council will start work on ensuring proposals Putin

The Federation Council tomorrow will begin active work to ensure the legislation announced on Tuesday by the President, said the Federation Council speaker Valentina Matvienko.

"Given the enormous social importance of the announced measures, we parliamentarians from tomorrow to actively take up the work. And I'm sure will promptly provide legislative support for the proposals and orders of the President," she told reporters.

Volodin called as soon as possible to make decisions on the support of the Russians

The state Duma will prepare a legislative resolution on the implementation of measures to support citizens and the economy, announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin, and take them as quickly as possible, said the Chairman of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.

Earlier Putin in his address to Russians proposed to abandon a flat tax scale, to extend preferential mortgage to reduce the tax burden on IT companies.

The Ministry has talked about the money to pay for children up to 16 years

For the lump sum to children up to 16 years will be allocated more than 270 billion rubles, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Ministry of labor.

"Our country has over 27 million children under the age of 16. To Finance benefits for children of this age will be sent to more than 274 billion rubles. It is not required to apply: funds will be transferred to the parents who have already received monthly payments for children up to three years or a lump sum payment for children aged three to 16 years, based on the data available to the Pension Fund," - said the Minister of labour and social protection of the Russian Federation Anton Kotkov, quoted by the press service of the Ministry.

The expert said, which will depend on the success of the "tax the rich"

The success and effectiveness of tax administration in the case of the introduction in Russia of a progressive scale of tax on income of physical persons (NDFL) will largely depend on whether the citizens have to file tax returns, said RIA Novosti the head of "Tax policy" Center for strategic research (CSR) Levon Hayrapetyan.

Earlier on Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin in his address to the citizens proposed that from 1 January to abolish the flat rate personal income tax of 13% and increase the rate to 15% for income over 5 million per year. Derived from this measure, additional revenues, which are estimated at 60 billion rubles a year, Putin proposed to guide the treatment of orphan diseases.

Kudrin called the proposed adjustment to personal income tax careful

The head of the chamber Alexei Kudrin called the proposed President of the Russian Federation, the adjustment of personal income tax, neat, stressing the importance for confidence and stability that this tax didn't change.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has proposed from 1 January 2021 to cancel the flat rate tax on incomes of physical persons (personal income tax) and to increase its rate from 13% to 15% for income over 5 million per year. He added that the funds from the increase in personal income tax are directed to the treatment of children with orphan diseases.

The ruble gained more than ten cents to the dollar during Putin's statements

The ruble in the course of passing the address of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin to the citizens and added a little more than 10 cents against the U.S. currency, while the growth of oil prices slowed somewhat, according to data from the Moscow exchange.

The dollar calculations "tomorrow" to 17.58 GMT is reduced by 37 cents, to 68,65 ruble. Before the start of the statements of the President of the Russian Federation, the ruble had gained 34 kopecks against the dollar, then the dollar has lost 47 cents, sinking to 68,55 ruble.

Coronavirus had a large impact on world trade, Putin said

The epidemic of the coronavirus caused a huge impact on the world economy essentially began the global recession, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"The epidemic has dealt a severe blow to the global economy. Trade, business ties seemed to hit the wall of quarantines and restrictions," Putin said in an address to Russians.

Putin called the main condition for the entry into force of the amendments to the Constitution

Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed that the amendments to the Constitution will take effect only if the citizens will support them.

"And that in this regard I think it is important to emphasize. The first of July will vote on amendments to the Constitution of Russia. They will take effect, of course, I have said many times, but only if citizens will support them", - Putin said in an address to the citizens.

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