The Cabinet will consider the budget performance for 9 months

The Cabinet will consider the budget performance for 9 months

MOSCOW, December 10. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will hold a meeting on Thursday of the government, which will consider the execution of the Federal budget, Federal targeted programmes (FTP) and Federal address investment program (FAIP) in the first 9 months of 2015, as well as a number of bills prepared on the basis of the President’s address to the Federal Assembly, in particular on the extension of the “Amnesty of capital” and the maternity capital programme.

The agenda includes all 23 questions.

The first three quarters

The first item on the agenda is consideration of the execution of the Federal budget for 9 months of 2015. As previously reported by the Finance Ministry, the budget deficit of the Russian Federation for January-September 2015 amounted 789,615 billion rubles, or 1.5% of GDP. The Federal budget deficit decreased in comparison with January-August when its rate was 994 155,8 million rubles, or 2.1% of GDP.

For 9 months of current year the Federal budget received 10 of 143.1 billion rubles of income, representing 80.9% of the annual plan. Expenditures in January-September amounted to 10 billion rubles 932,7, or 71.9% of the budget target.

The government will also discuss the implementation of FTP and FAIP for the first 9 months of this year. According to the materials of the Cabinet, the total amount of budget appropriations in 2015 for the implementation 45 of the Federal program and the same subroutine is 991,3 billion roubles, including capital investments – 549,0 billion rubles For 9 months under the Federal program were implemented 12 506 state contracts, including those entered into prior to 1 January 2015, in the amount of 846,38 billion rubles.

Its total budget on investment is 937,5 billion rubles, of this amount 547,0 billion rubles will be spent on facilities under the Federal program, 390,5 billion rbl. – on objects not included in the Federal program. According to the Federal Treasury, to the objects and activities of the Federal targeted investment programme for 9 months of 2015 from the Federal budget were spent to 517.7 billion rubles.

Bills in the footsteps of the President’s address

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Putin has charged to the 23rd of December to prepare a bill to extend the Amnesty of capital

The Cabinet on Thursday will consider and the first bills that resulted from the presidential address of Vladimir Putin to the Federal Assembly.

Including amendment to article 5 of the law “On the voluntary Declaration of physical persons assets and Bank accounts (deposits) in banks and on amendments to certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation” – the law on so-called “Amnesty of capital”. Project the term “Amnesty” is extended until July 1, 2016.

Another bill on the trail message – amendments to article 13 of the law “On additional measures of state support of the families having children”, providing for the extension of the program of the parent capital two years until 31 December 2018 inclusive. The bill will allow to get a state certificate for maternal (family) capital in 2017 829,86 thousand families, in 2018 810,14 thousand families, in which the second born, the third child and subsequent children.

Amendments to the law on real estate investors

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The government on Thursday will consider the draft amendments to the law on participation in shared construction of apartment buildings, which introduces a number of new requirements.

So, with March 1, 2016 bill imposes additional requirements to the minimum equity capital of developers. Also sets out the requirements for disclosure by contractors of information on their official website in the Internet. The bill provides for the extension of the powers of the controlling bodies of Executive authorities of subjects of the Russian Federation in terms of control over the targeted use of developer funds from the shareholders.

From 1 July 2016, according to the document, should be created a unified register of contractors, and the information in it should be open and public.

From 1 January 2017 it is planned to expand the purposes of use of funds paid by participants of share building, including including the reimbursement of expenses for construction of objects of social infrastructure within the framework of the projects on construction of housing (under condition of gratuitous transfer of such facilities in state or municipal ownership).

Amendments to the Tax code

The government at today’s meeting will also consider amendments to the Tax code in connection with the introduction from 1 January 2016 into force of the new Classification of reserves and resources of oil and combustible gases, approved by the Ministry. The new classification will enter the clear gradation between reserves of categories A, b, C and resources of category D and to establish unified principles of counting and state accounting of reserves and resources. Inside the categories are introduced of separation of stocks.

The oil and gas reserves are classified according to the degree of industrial development and the degree of geological knowledge into categories: A (developed, drilled), B1 (developed, undrilled, explored), B2 (developed, undrilled, estimated). On such deposits is already prepared engineering designs and scheme development.

Scout reserves classified as C1 (proven) and C2 (estimated). Thereon prepared by the project experimental-industrial development, exploitation of, and trial production wells. Resources belong to the category D. the Concept of resources by category C3 of the new classification are excluded.

In a press-service of the government noted that the new classification “establishes uniform for the Russian Federation principles for the calculation and accounting of reserves and resources of oil, combustible gas (free gas, gas caps, gas soluble in the oil) and gas condensate used in the calculation of the tax on mineral extraction and the rates of export customs duties on crude oil with special physicochemical characteristics.” This document is aimed at improving the system of recording and monitoring fuel on the degree of industrial development, improve the mechanism of state regulation to engage in the development of inefficient and hard-to-recover reserves.

Other issues

The Cabinet will also discuss a bill that establishes the right of bodies of control over payment of insurance premiums on unscheduled field checks and re-site inspection based on the current information about the violation of the terms of payment of a salary or its payment not in full, as well as evasion of registration of labour contract or civil law contract. This will contribute to the reduction of illegal employment, strengthen the payment discipline of employers and increase the incomes of the state off-budget funds, according to the government.

In addition, it will be considered a new agreement between Russia and China on avoidance of double taxation and prevention of evasion from taxation with respect to taxes on income (the agreement was signed in October 2014) and the agreement with Iran on promotion and mutual protection of investments and Protocol to it.

The agenda includes a bill that reduces up to 50 mln. threshold the minimum required investment to obtain the status of resident of special economic zone in the Kaliningrad region.

Will consider amendments to the legislation to determine the conditions of payments to a physical person at the expense of the Russian Treasury single compensation for the loss of property rights to housing.

The Cabinet will also review the allocation of subsidies to the regions this year, for example, on the provision of medicines, medical goods and therapeutic food for children with disabilities; the construction and repair of rural roads, construction of sports facilities in the regions.