500 people came to a rally in Penza
Press Release, March 20, 2010
A rally against raising of transport
tax took place in Penza. The rally was organised by
an initiative group of Penza car owners at support
of the YABLOKO party.
The regional authorities tried to
use the media of the city so that not to let people
come to the rally. However, about 500 people came
to the rally (a good result for Russia). The action
was also supported by the activists of the Volya party
and the Left Front movement...
The activists held slogans “Government
to dismissal!”, “Who will be responsible
for fiscal lawlessness?”, “A car is not
a luxury. The luxury is the tax”, etc...
State Duma turned down the amendment granting tax
privileges to environmental bodies
Press release, June 21, 2003
On Friday, June 20, 2003, the State Duma refused to
grant a tax break on the property of organisations
protecting and caring for territories with an enhanced
regime of environmental protection.
voting in the State Duma For the adoption of the amendments
to Article 264 of the Tax Code (tax breaks for educational
institutions), First reading, April 09, 2003 13:25:02
Government and "big four" factions oppose
Press release, April 9, 2003
According to Shishlov,
reduction in the prices of educational materials would
make it possible to apply more broadly modern information
technologies in education.
Government plans to reduce taxes are insufficient
Press Release, December 05, 2002
YABLOKO welcomes the reduction of taxes announced
at the session of the RF Government on December 5,
2002. However, YABLOKO considers these measures "intermediate
and obviously insufficient". Such a statement
was made by Deputy Head of the Russian Democratic
Party YABLOKO, deputy of the State Duma Igor Artemyev.
Interest, Plus Roubles. Taxes come down, but prices
go up. Why?
By Boris Vishnevsky, The Moscow News, January 23,
Incredibly, taxpayers and legislators wholeheartedly
believe that scrapping the sales tax will make life
easier for customers.
By Boris Vishnevsky, Moskovskiye Novosti, No 41, October
Two methods are usually put forward to bring the shadow
economy out into the open: the stick and the carrot.
Means to Escape Legalisation
By Igor Artemyev, Moskovskiye Novosti, May 6, 2003
Our faction believes that key reform should be a reduction
in the single social tax. This is a matter of principle
for us, as one of the main points of our programme
during the [previous] election to the State Duma was
legalisation of the population's incomes.
Putin a Secret Member of YABLOKO?
By Tzyren Damdinov, Zabaikalskii Rabochii, March 19,
...And there is nothing bad in that. But I don't set
myself such a task, I only ask that the reader to
be more attentive to the political gabbling , and
try to look at the roots, and remember the promises
of our candidates to elections at all levels.
amendment to the Tax Code approved by corresponding
State Duma committee.
Rosbalt Information Agency, December 17, 2002
The State Duma Committee for the Budget and Taxes
approved the amendment of the deputies of the YABLOKO
faction of the Duma Igor Artemyev, Sergei Ivanenko
and Mikhail Zadornov into Chapter "Simplified
Taxation System" of the Second Part of the Tax
Code of the RF.