New pensions, benefits and salaries. What awaits the Russians in 2018
Initiated new payments became the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, declared their advisability in November 2017. Less than a month have been developed, reviewed and approved by the state Duma and the Federation Council of the relevant law. The document was signed by the President in recent days 2017.
From 1 January 2018 old-age pension from the pensioners will be increased by 3.7%, higher than the projected level of inflation in 2017 (2.6 percent). Will be indexed almost all types of pensions, including old age, disability and survivor benefits. Indexation will not affect only pensions to working pensioners.
The average old-age pension will increase by more than 500 rubles and will reach in 2018 14 329 rubles. In 2017, the average pension in the country amounted to 13 800 rubles. In General, the higher pensions will begin to almost 40 million pensioners.
Also will be indexed in 2018 military pensions.
Pensions to working pensioners in Russia frozen 2013. Their indexing is not provided and 2018.
Public sector wages
29 November President Putin signed a law to increase by 2019 the minimum wage (SMIC) to the level of the subsistence minimum. Thus from 1 January 2018, the minimum wage will be 85% of the subsistence minimum, or 9489 rubles, and a year later will reach 100% of the subsistence minimum (currently the minimum wage is 7800 rubles).
Raising the minimum wage means that from January 1, 2018 increase the salaries of 1.5 million workers in Russia, of which 900,000 are public sector employees. We are talking about the citizens whose salary is currently below 9489 rubles.
Also 4% will increase the monthly salaries of Federal civil servants and diplomatic staff of the foreign Ministry. Such, according to the labor Ministry, there were at the end of 2016 almost 500,000 people. The last time the salaries of civil servants has been adjusted in 2013 (5.5%).
In a straight line in 2017, President Putin called it unfair that acknowledged that the majority of state employees do not fall under the indexation of wages, and promised to fix it in the beginning of 2018. .
The salaries of members of the
From 1 January 2018 will be increased to 4% the salaries of Russian servicemen. This concerns the salaries of the military, and serving under contract and on call.
The salary for foundlings
From 1 January 2018, will begin receiving monthly social allowance children from which mother abandoned in the hospital, and foundlings, which was found on the street and who upon registration were missing data on parents. Such children until the age of 18 will be paid a pension at the rate of 10 068 rubles a month.
In the case of admission to the University full-time pension will be paid to such children until they turn 23 years old.
Pensions, allowances, benefits in Moscowe
In the first half of the year will increase from 3000 rubles minimum pension. From 1 January 2018 the value of the social standard of the minimum income pensioners will increase from 14 500 to 17 500 rubles (21%). This is an increase to pension will receive about 1.4 million residents.
For families from 1 January 2018, twice will increase monthly compensation payments to reimbursement of expenses in connection with the rising cost of living. For families with three or four children, this payment will increase from 600 to 1200 rubles, for families with five and more children — from 750 to 1500 roubles.
Also for large families to two times will increase monthly compensation for expenses on payment for housing and utilities. We are talking about growth from 522 to 1044 roubles for families where 3 to 4 children. And with up to 1044 2088 roubles for families with five children or more.
The monthly child benefit from January 1, will grow from 2 to 6.25 times, and will be depending on the age and category of children from 4000 to 15 000.
From 1 January 2018 monthly payments to rehabilitated persons and persons recognized as victims of political repressions will grow in Moscow in 2.3 times — from 865 to 2000 rubles. Twice will increase the monthly payment to the workers in the rear (from 748 to 1500 rubles), disabled people and participants of the great Patriotic war (from 1000 to 2000 rubles), the participants of defense of Moscow (from 4,000 to 8,000 rubles). Additional lifelong monthly material security to the persons of pension age, awarded the title “Honorary citizen of the city of Moscow”, will increase by 3.3 times (from 15 000 to 50 000).
The size of the monthly payments to the Soviet Union and heroes of Russia and heroes of Labour will be increased by 9000 rubles, and their widows and parents — to 7000 roubles.
For the first time in Moscow, introduced social benefits for retired folk and honored artists of the USSR, RSFSR and Russia. They will receive in the month of 30 000 rubles.
Mortgages for large families
The Russian families in which after January 1, 2018 will be a second or third child, will be able to get a mortgage at favourable terms at 6% per annum. Getting a mortgage on favorable terms can families who purchase housing in the primary market or already purchased it and repay the loan.
For parents who already have a valid mortgage, for the birth in 2018, a second or third child will be able to refinance the loan balance at the rate of 6%.
The state for all participants of this program will subsidize the interest rate over 6% per annum. But this program is calculated not for the entire term of the mortgage, and for several years from the date of issue of the grant. We are talking about three years at birth in 2018 second child. And five years – at birth of the third child.