The government will try to charge additional money in pension funds

The government will try to charge additional money in pension funds


Moscow. February 1. Representatives of the Ministry of labor, Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of economic development at a meeting with Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev discussed the charging of additional payments to working citizens, told “Vedomosti” with reference to the minutes of the meeting and its own sources.

According to Federal officials, discussed two ways to increase the inflow of funds into pension funds. Among them mandatory payment of 2% of employed people with either a twofold increase of the pension contribution from earnings over 796 thousand rubles a year.

As reported by “Vedomosti”, the Pension Fund of Russia predicted size of Fund of payment at 19.9 trillion rubles. This means that the introduction of an additional payment of 2% will give an inflow of almost 400 billion rubles.

Earlier it became known that the Ministry of labor will index all social payments by 7%, thus aligning it with the actual inflation.