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October 22, 2021 07:04 am

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This is four times the receipts for the same period of the previous year.

Self-employed citizens transferred 3.2 billion rubles of professional income tax to the budget for the nine months of 2021. This is four times higher than the receipts for the same period last year. On average, 4247 rubles of tax were received in the city budget for three quarters per self-employed person, said the Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Economic Policy and Property and Land Relations. Vladimir Efimov.

“In August of this year, a new record was recorded for the monthly growth of the self-employed – 36.9 thousand people became them. By October, the total number of self-employed reached 752.6 thousand people, which is a quarter of the total number of payers of professional income tax registered in Russia. Since the beginning of this year, the number of self-employed in Moscow has grown by 273 thousand people, ”the deputy mayor added.

The special tax regime “Tax on professional income” began to operate in January 2019 in four regions of Russia: Moscow, Tatarstan, Moscow and Kaluga regions. Since October 2020, it has been extended to the entire country. Citizens who provide paid services without hiring employees and have an income of up to 2.4 million rubles a year can become self-employed. The tax rate for self-employed when working with individuals is four percent of the amount of income received, six percent – when working with individual entrepreneurs and companies.

“The total income of the self-employed from the beginning of 2019 until October 1 amounted to 275 billion rubles – 44 percent of the total income received by all self-employed in Russia. The average check size in September 2021 reached 2,389 rubles. Over the nine months, the average check has grown by 22 percent, over the year – by 40 percent “, – said the Minister of the Moscow Government, head

Department of Economic Policy and City Development Kirill Purtov.

A digital ecosystem has been created to support the self-employed in Moscow “Everything about self-employment from a to z”… It’s on the Small Business Portal… It tells who can become self-employed, publishes information about free educational activities, online courses and comprehensive training programs. Popular services for finding orders and promoting services for self-employed are integrated into the digital ecosystem. Online introductory courses are available to users of each site.

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