Source: working pensioners with income exceeding 1 million rubles per year may limit the pension

Source: working pensioners with income exceeding 1 million rubles per year may limit the pension

MOSCOW, January 29. The Russian government proposes in the framework of anti-crisis measures to limit pensions to working pensioners who have an income of over 1 million rubles per year.

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This was told by Federal official familiar with the anti-crisis plan, which is currently being discussed in the government of the Russian Federation.

“One of the anti-crisis measures was to limit the payment of pensions into retirement income, in particular, we are talking about pensioners who are working and receive income from its activity of over 1 million rubles per year”, – said the official.

According to him, these restrictions may relate to, about 400 thousand people. The savings for the budget will amount about 60 billion rubles.

Crisis management plan-2016

The draft anti-crisis plan of the government for 2016 aims to support primarily not banks, regions and industry. According to the newspaper, a draft plan in 2016, unlike 2015, almost does not involve action to reduce the tax burden.

At the same time, according to first Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, the anti-crisis plan in 2016 will contain a large block of measures to support small and medium businesses.

Cancellation of indexation of pensions for working pensioners

December 15, 2015, the state Duma adopted in the third reading of the bill abolishing the indexation of pensions to working pensioners since January of 2016.

The law also provides for an increase of pensions in 2016 from 1 February to 4% (at that level take into account the budget inflation next year is 6.4%).

At the same time, the law stipulates the need for the second indexation of insurance and social pensions for the first half of 2016. The size of the coefficient of indexation established taking into account the situation prevailing in the economy and the social sphere, a separate Federal law.

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“The principle of indexation will operate in relation (only) to those retirees who left the work. Is norm continuous, not temporary action,” has declared earlier to journalists the Deputy Minister of labour Andrey Pudov.

According to the law from 1st April 2016 introduces a simplified monthly reporting employers to the Pension Fund, which will allow us to consider the facts of hiring the pensioner and his dismissal from work.

The law stipulates the norms protecting the pensioner from employer errors in reporting. As explained to journalists in the Duma Committee on labor, if the employer is in error “is not indicated in the monthly reporting of the fact of dismissal of the pensioner, after detecting the error, the amount of the pension will be increased on the 1st day of the month following the month of dismissal of the pensioner, and additional charges will be paid to the pensioner”.

“If an error was made in favor of the pensioner, nothing to collect retroactively will not. Incurred thereby losses the Pension Fund will be offset by penalties to employers who commit errors,” said the Committee.

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