The state Duma will consider amendments to the 2015 budget

The state Duma will consider amendments to the 2015 budget


Changes include the increase of budget revenues in 2015 711,6 billion (0.9% of GDP) – up to 13,251 trillion rubles, expenses – RUR 202.3 billion (0.2% of GDP), to 15,417 trillion rubles.

MOSCOW, 23 Oct. The state Duma on Friday will consider in plenary in the first reading amendments to the Federal budget in 2015, correcting macroeconomic indicators, and, in the second and third readings the bill on the possibility of allocating funds created anti-crisis Fund in the 2016 budget to support the economy and social and humanitarian objectives.

Changes in the main estimates of the country for the current year include an increase in the budget revenues in 2015 711,6 billion (0.9% of GDP) — up to 13,251 trillion rubles, expenses — RUR 202.3 billion (0.2% of GDP), to 15,417 trillion rubles. The Federal budget deficit, thus, will be 2,165 trillion rubles (3% of GDP), which is 0.7 percentage point of GDP below the previously approved level.

“The expenditure will be added to the pension provision of citizens and the fulfilment of social commitments and support of the budgets of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation”, — said on Thursday the speaker of the state Duma Sergey Naryshkin. The amendments provide for the direction of 45 billion rubles for transfers to budgets of regions. The second reading of the document is scheduled for November 11, was noted earlier, the head of the state Duma Committee on budget and taxes Andrey Makarov.

In addition, the lower chamber of the Russian Parliament will consider in the second and third readings the governmental bill providing opportunity to direct the remains of the Federal budget for January 1, 2016 in the amount up to 150 billion rubles on support of branches of economy, social support of citizens, support of budgets of subjects of the Russian Federation and the provision of humanitarian assistance to the refugees.

The draft law also assumes that until February 1, 2017, the revenues from management of Reserve Fund and national welfare Fund (NWF) will be directed on financial provision of expenses of the Federal budget. Under the current Budget code, these funds are allocated to these funds.

Be returned to increase in 2016 appropriation for support of branches of economy, social support of citizens, support of budgets of subjects of the Russian Federation also grants in 2015 were given Federal budgetary and Autonomous institutions for implementation of gozzadini.