Russia introduced a bill to impose a profit tax on large companies. came out in one Press release Tuesday.
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The tax rate will be ten percent of profits for 2021 and 2022. The Financial Times is among the media that reported on the new giant tax, which is expected to provide the Russian treasury with an additional 300 billion rubles. This corresponds to just under NOK 38 billion.
The Financial Times called the tax unexpected, writing that a high-ranking Russian minister claims the idea for the tax came from the companies themselves.
– I’ll tell you a big secret: the idea of \u200b\u200bthis tax came from business, not the state, Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Belousov tells the Russian financial newspaper RBC.
The newspaper expects that the bill is part of a series of procedures that have been put in place to fill the bill
The Financial Times spoke to someone
– I have a feeling that Putin has again won over everyone, says the anonymous oligarch.
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