10 important laws which come into force on January 1, 2016
These changes in the law and regulations have to touch almost all Russians. And remember that ignorance of the law is no excuse.
1. You will be able to pay only 50% of the amount of the fine for violation of traffic rules
Since January 1, come into force amendments to the Code of Administrative Offenses. Under the changes, drivers who violate traffic rules, be able to pay only half the amount of the imposed penalty. Provided that the penalty paid off within 20 days.
Law does not provide discounts for driving while intoxicated, driving through a red light, driving on the opposite lane or re speeding more than 40 kilometers per hour.
Do not forget that the minimum fine of 500 rubles in any case will have to pay in full.
2. Effective moratorium on scheduled inspections of small businesses
The moratorium is set for the period from 1 January 2016 on 31 December 2018. The ban is introduced on scheduled inspections of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs, classified as small businesses.
3. Search Engines will now be required to remove links from unreliable information on citizens' applications
Any citizen will be able to require the search engine to remove links to information about himself which he considers inaccurate, not current or distributed in violation of the law.
However, this rule will not apply to information about events that contain elements of a criminal offense, bringing periods of criminal responsibility for which has not expired, and information about crimes which have not been removed or not repaid a previous conviction.
to 4. Twice as increase penalties for late payment of utility bills
Starting from the 31st day of delay in payment of utility bills, the Russians will be charged a penalty equal to 1/300 of the refinancing rate for each day of duty. On the 91 th day of the size of fines will rise to 1/130 of the refinancing rate for each day of delay. Considering that since 1 January CBR cancels the concept of "refinancing rate" and establishes a single benchmark interest rate, interest will be calculated, focusing on the 11%.
Now interest accrued from the first day of delay at the rate of 1/300 of the refinancing rate, which today is 8, 25%.
5. Management companies will pay fines in favor of the residents
Fine of the Criminal Code can be both illegally charged fees, and for services that are of insufficient quality, it was decided to conduct a fine of 50% of illegally accrued amount, but for poor quality services provided by a fine up to 30% of the cost of these services for the period in during which the owner of property had problems.
6. Increased minimum wage
In accordance with Federal law from January 1, 2016 the minimum wage is set at 6204 rubles a month. An increase of 4%.
7. Vvezonnaya products from Turkey will be destroyed
Turkish products can be destroyed after 1 January, when it came to the territory of Russia as an impersonal, that is, its origin has not been confirmed or doubts. In this case, the Rosselkhoznadzor may destroy such goods for security purposes.
8. be an increase in rates of excise duties on rather weak alcohol, tobacco, cars, petrol
Increasing concerns rates on wine, beer, cigarettes, cars with engine capacity of more than 90 liters. from. Also increase the rate of excise tax on gasoline, which, for all brands it will be the same. It is expected that the increase in excise duties will be reflected in the end product and on the cost and goods.
9. The vacationer will return the money spent on vacation in Russia
Since 2016 shall come into force a law on compensation for money spent on vacation in the Crimea, Karelia and Kamchatka. Ie family, acquiring a travel agency tours to rest on some Russian resorts will be able to return the money spent virtually in full. The calculation of the refund will be made depending on the price, which should not exceed 50 thousand rubles per person.
10. Civil public servants decreased by 10%
Reductions will affect civil servants and employees of the central apparatus and territorial bodies of federal ministries.