The head of the Federal Tax Service, Daniil Egorov, reported to Russian President Vladimir Putin about the increase in transfers to the budget for the first 10 months of 2023 by 3.6 trillion rubles. comparing with the previous year. From January to October, the amount of tax receipts in it amounted to 37.6 trillion rubles. By the end of the year, it is planned to transfer 46 trillion rubles. taxes.
“We see from the results of 10 months that we have already reached 37.6 trillion. This is a plus, essentially, 3.6 trillion rubles. to last year,” Mr. Egorov said during a meeting with the president, which took place late yesterday evening (press service The Kremlin reported about it in the morning).
By the end of 2023, he said, tax collections will amount to 46 trillion rubles, which is 9% more than in 2022 (42 trillion rubles). Daniil Egorov clarified that non-oil and gas revenues for 10 months exceeded 3.2 trillion rubles. “Our income tax is already doing very well, if we talk about non-oil and gas income - plus 20%. VAT - plus 11%. Insurance premiums - plus 29%. There are plus payments for last year, for which deferments were given to people and companies for that year. Personal income tax is an increase of 13%, which corresponds to the general increase in wages in the country,” said the head of the Federal Tax Service.
The head of the Federal Tax Service added that the number of audits in the tax system has decreased from 8 thousand in 2022 to 4 thousand in 2023. This year, the tax payment system has also changed - all citizens' accounts have been transferred to one.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov in July statedthat the federal budget deficit this year may exceed the projected 3 trillion rubles. In October, the Ministry of Finance estimated the federal budget deficit for nine months at 1.699 trillion rubles, or 1% of GDP. The ministry expects that due to large spending in December, the deficit in 2023 will ultimately amount to 1.8% of GDP.
Read more in the publication “Kommersant” “The weakening ruble closes the deficit”.