Anton Siluanov admitted that not enough about a trillion rubles.
The deficit of the Pension Fund of Russia today is one trillion rubles. This means that the costs of the pension Fund is about eight trillion rubles.
Revenue, which collects the Pension Fund at the expense of deductions from the wages of all workers – about five trillion rubles. That is three trillion to pay for the expense of the Federal budget. On Sunday, July 15, in a broadcast on Russian television said the first Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance of Russia Anton Siluanov.
According to him, of the three trillion two is the government spending on social pensions that Russians deserved more at the time of the Soviet Union, “it is the obligation of the state, which are paid through pension funds. And the deficit, frankly, is a trillion rubles, – said Siluanov, adding that this situation be remedied otherwise than by raising the retirement age, will not work.
The Minister also stressed that the Russian government based on the fact that, firstly, the pension Fund “should be self-sufficient,” and second, we can safely reduce expenses by major object budget.
The Russian government submitted to the state Duma a bill for the gradual increase in the retirement age to 65 years for men and 63 years for women. Changes planned to be phased in over a transition period, which could start in 2019.
The retirement age is scheduled to increase by one year every two years. The state Duma intends to consider the document in the first reading at the meeting on 19 July. Recall that in the present age of retirement in Russia for men makes 60 years, for women – 55 years.
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