The state Duma plans next week to take the project on Amnesty of capital

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in photobacteria at the plenary session of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. 24 Jan 2018The state Duma plans next week to take the project on Amnesty of capital© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

The state Duma plans to consider and adopt a package of projects for the extension of the Amnesty of capital next week, said the first Vice-speaker of the state Duma Alexander Zhukov.

«We plan to consider in the first reading the draft law at the meeting of the state Duma on February 7 and then this week — on Friday — to take the second and third reading to send to the Federation Council that these bills could be signed by the President in February of this year,» Zhukov told reporters on Wednesday.

«A number of our colleagues today introduced three bills extending the possibility of Declaration of funds in the accounts, including abroad, before March 1, 2019… Bills are very relevant in today’s difficult situation in the world. I think you all understand this well. The initiative came from the business and on behalf of the President of the Russian Federation», — he added.

Earlier, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the 2018 Amnesty. In addition, the Russian businessmen in the course of the year to close its offshore and transfer of money to Russia — in this case, they will not have to pay these funds to income tax at 13%.

Amnesty has already been held in 2016, then the citizens could declare their foreign assets and companies and avoid the tax claims.