The Government is to ensure the amendment of national legislation, specifically:
- introduce tax exemption for personal income earned between January 1, 2015, and January 1, 2017, from which the income tax was not withheld and information about which was provided by revenue agents to tax agencies, plus a list of such incomes;
- declare as uncollectable and write off individuals’ tax arrears as of January 1, 2015, as well as some other taxes and fines of existing and former individual entrepreneurs as of January 1, 2015.
Instructions for the Government also concern:
- contractual relations between utility consumers and resource providers;
- the allocation to people of federally or municipally owned land plots in the Far Eastern Federal District;
- limits on interest rates under loans taken out at lending institutions by constituent entities and municipalities;
- broader access for fishing companies to quotas for aquatic bioresources allocated for investment purposes in the fishing sector;
- measures to prevent an unsubstantiated increase in rental payments in apartment buildings;
- support for community focused non-profit organisations involved in abortion prevention;
- prevention of crime related to the marketing of special technology for the surreptitious collection of information, with a focus on e-commerce.
The Prosecutor General’s Office is to submit proposals on amendments designed to protect the rights of people who buy, including online, household appliances with characteristics of special technology for the surreptitious collection of information that are not designed for this purpose.
The Government jointly with executive bodies of power of the Russian regions are to do the following:
- draft a programme for the development of cancer clinics that will be co-financed from the federal budget;
- submit proposals on extending the programme for the development of perinatal centres;
- take measures to provide the necessary medical equipment for patients who need to have it at home, plus the necessary medicines, including pain killers;
- to ensure the establishment in 2018–2020 of modern medical and obstetrics centres in communities with a population ranging between 100 and 2,000 people, as well as the use of mobile medical systems for communities with a population of under 100 people.
In addition, the Government is to ensure the transfer of additional federal budgetary allocations to the budgets of constituent entities for the implementation of some of the above mentioned instructions in 2018.
Several other instructions have been issued to the Government together with the supreme executive authorities of the Republic of Buryatia and Irkutsk Region, as well as to the Defence Ministry and Rosprirodnadzor [Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources].