Senator: a uniform system of tax collection could increase revenues

Senator: a uniform system of tax collection could increase revenues


In addition, a uniform system of administration of tax and non-tax payments will simplify the interaction of taxpayers with tax authorities and speed up the information exchange process for credit institutions, believes Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on budget and financial markets Nikolay Zhuravlev.

MOSCOW, 18 Jan. The creation of a unified system of tax collection will ensure the revenues of the Federal budget, said the Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on budget and financial markets Nikolay Zhuravlev.

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev hopes that the new system of collection of tax and non-tax payments will bring order to replenish the revenue side of the budget. Friday’s meeting with the President has informed that has prepared a draft decree, according to which the Federal tax service becomes responsible for a single mechanism of administration of taxes, customs duties and insurance contributions to state extra-budgetary funds. Medvedev stressed that the budget has a very significant losses from non-transparent schemes, which are used by taxpayers to avoid paying taxes.

Zhuravlev believes that a unified system of administration of tax and non-tax payments will simplify the interaction of taxpayers with tax authorities, will accelerate the process of information exchange to credit institutions and other users of the system. “Overall, consolidation of the budgetary resources will have a positive impact on the quality of their administration and transparency, will stimulate growth in tax collection will ensure the revenues of the Federal budget,” the Senator said to reporters on Monday.

A common database will help to assess the real burden on taxpayers, including small and medium businesses, to take measures for its optimization, noted the Deputy head of Committee of the Federation Council.

“In addition, centralization and unification of the technological systems will allow to strengthen control over withdrawal in shadow sector of economy. Association with the base of the Federal customs service will be a plus in the fight against gray imports, fraudulent and corrupt schemes that the Federal budget loses huge amounts of money,” said Zhuravlev.