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NATALIA KORNIENKO: “PROGRESSIVE TAXATION WILL DEPRIVE TREASURY OF INCOMES”

12 november 2020

The article in the “Kommersant” cited that flat PIT rate survived 20 years in Russia. However, on the President’s initiative, those receiving over Rub 5 million per year will pay 15% from part of their earnings as from January 1. Although, the experts of HSE suggested to increase the tax for the wealthy up to 20% for incomes over Rb12 million, and for those having an income exceeding Rb24 million, to pay back 24% to the state.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “ON PROLONGATION OF TAX HOLIDAY FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESS”

09 november 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department at the Gaidar Institute, commented in the interview to radio “Sputnik” on the Government Decree to prolong tax holiday for enterprises and individual entrepreneurs for three months.

GEORGY MALGINOV: “INCOMES FROM PRIVATIZATION AND MANAGEMENT OF STATE PROPERTY IN THE DRAFT FEDERAL BUDGET FOR 2021-2023”

09 november 2020

The draft federal budget for 2021 and the planning period 2022-2023 submitted by the Russian government to the State Duma provides for the use of funds received from the privatization of federal property as a separate source of financing the federal budget deficit.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “PIT INCREMENTAL RATE WILL EXACERBATE SOCIAL TENSION”

06 november 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department, stated to radio station “GovoritMoskva” that an incremental PIT counters the interests of households and exacerbates social tension.

SERGEY TSUKHLO: “INDUSTRIALISTS NEED A STRONG RUBLE”

05 november 2020

Sergey Tsukhlo, Head of Business Surveys Laboratory at the Gaidar Institute, believes that ruble strengthening rather than weakening always contributes to the growth of investments in the Russian industry. The “Kommersant” cites the opinion of the author of the industrial enterprises surveys”.

ANDREY KAUKIN: “EXPECTATIONS FOR GROWTH IN GLOBAL GAS DEMAND LOOK JUSTIFIED”

03 november 2020

Andrey Kaukin, Head of Industrial Organization and Infrastructure Economics Department at the Gaidar Institute, commented to IA REGNUM on the forecast of Alexander Novak, the RF Minister of Energy, who stated that Russia will not reach the peak of gas output in the near future, as the global gas demand will grow in the coming decades.

ALEXEY VEDEV: “ECONOMIC FORECAST FOR NOVEMBER 2020”

31 october 2020

“Kommersant” published a monthly economic forecast for November. Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department at the Gaidar Institute, replied to questions as to what may happen to the rate of dollar vs ruble, how world oil prices could change, what the inflation will be like, and how dollar and euro may behave at the global currency market.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “HOW TO BEAT COUNTERFEIT IN RUSSIA”

16 october 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department of the Gaidar Institute, told “RBC+” about current situation related to illegal production in Russia and methods of combatting it.

YURI PONOMAREV: “CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF MOSCOW CENTRAL DIAMETERS HAS A POSITIVE AND COMPREHENSIVE IMPACT ON THE MOSCOW ECONOMY”

16 october 2020

Talking to “RIA News”, Yuri Ponomarev, senior researcher of the Gaidar Institute, underlined positive impact of new diameters on the development of urban environment and putting in place of new hot spots and opportunities for developing business.

NATALIA KORNIENKO: “THERE WAS A PROPOSAL TO NULIFY VAT FOR FOOD PRODUCTS”

15 october 2020

Natalia Kornienko, Head of Tax System Development Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to radio “Sputnik” on the initiative of Vasily Vlasov, the Duma MP, to introduce a zero VAT rate when ordering food online during the pandemic.

SERGEY TSUKHLO: “COMPANIES” WAIVE REINSTATEMENT OF THE INVESTMENT PLANS”

15 october 2020

The "Kommersant" cites Sergei Tsukhlo, Head of Business Surveys Department of the Gaidar Institute, on new government support measures aimed at increasing investment activity in the regions.

NATALIA SHAGAIDA: “PORK CAN BECOME AN ALTERNATIVE TO POULTRY PROPORTIONALLY TO RESTORING SOLVENCY OF THE POPULATION”

13 october 2020

Natalia Shagaida, Head of Agrarian Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to IA “REGNUM” on the export potential of Russian hog-raising industry.

KONSTANTIN KAZENIN: “THE BOY AND GIRL FERTILITY RATIO IN DAGESTAN IS WITHIN BIOLOGICAL STANDARD”

12 october 2020

The “Kavkazsky uzel” cites the opinion of Konstantin Kazenin, Senior researcher, Center for Political economy and regional development" of the Gaidar Institute, that the birth rate of boys vs girls in Dagestan is within the biological norm.

ALEXEY VEDEV: “CRISIS DEMANDED URGENT SOLUTIONS”

12 october 2020

Alexey Vedev, Head of Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, commented to “Kommersant” on the system of state regulation during a lockdown.

YURI PONOMAREV: “PANDEMIC DID NOT AFFECT THE SCHEDULE OF UPDATING THE QUALITY OF PASSENGER TRAINS"

09 october 2020

Yuri Ponomarev, Senior researcher of the Gaidar Institute, highlighted to “MK” the positive changes in the interior and functions of new couchette cars, manufactured by Stock company (SC) “Federal Passengers Company” and SC “Transmasholding.”

SERGEY DROBYSHEVSKY: “RUBLE RATE IS 7-10% BELOW THE FUNDAMENTALLY JUSTIFIED EQUILIBRIUM LEVEL”

05 october 2020

The “Kommersant” provides an economic forecast for October. Sergei Drobyshevsky, Scientific Director of the Gaidar Institute, answered the editorial staff's questions about the future of US Dollar vs Ruble, changes of world oil prices, predicted inflation, and the behavior of US Dollar and Euro at the world currency market.