Golodets: the Cabinet does not discuss the imposition of additional fees from citizens to the pension Fund


MOSCOW, 4 February. The government of the Russian Federation does not consider the introduction of additional insurance contributions of citizens to the pension Fund in the amount of 2%. This was reported today to journalists the Vice-Premier of the RF government Olga Golodets.

“Not even discussed”, – she said.

The newspaper “Vedomosti” on 1 February reported that the Russian government is discussing the introduction of an additional payment to the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation with working citizens in the amount of 2%. Also discussed was the issue of calculation of insurance contributions for compulsory pension insurance amounts exceed the limit value base for calculating insurance premiums, told the publication.

Contributions to the Pension Fund shall be paid by employers from the salary Fund, for salaries up to 796 thousand rubles a year rate is 22%, with salaries above this level – plus 10%.