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The amount of the fine provided for the clause "Violation of the Rules for Traffic through Railway Tracks" has been increased from one thousand roubles up to five thousand roubles.
Loans are provided for construction of private houses (with purchasing a land plot, if necessary) for families whose second or subsequent child was born after January 1, 2018, and also for families with disabled child (children).
From April 1, 2021, smartphones, tablet computers, stationary computers, laptops, TVs with the Smart TV function are sold with pre-installed Russian programs.
From September 1, 2021, new requirements will apply to the first aid kits for providing first aid to employees. In total, the first-aid kit shall contain 12 medical devices, including masks, gloves, bandages. However, the last but not the least thing will be the first aid instructions.
The suspension of flights with the UK has been extended through June 1, 2021.
Starting from July 1, 2021, a national product traceability system will be introduced. In this regard, the form of the invoice has been adjusted.
The Government of the Russian Federation has established the rules for the formation and maintenance of a unified register of types of federal, regional state control (supervision) and municipal control.
The Ministry of Justice has postponed until July 15, 2021 the deadline for filing reporting forms providing information on amount of funds and another property obtained from foreign sources, as well as on information of spending such funds and use of another property, for 2020 (usually such reports are submitted no later than on April 15 of the year following the reporting year).
Amendments, in particular, provide that justices of the peace shall be appointed (elected) to office for the first time for three years, and then upon reappointment (re-election) without limitation of the term of office. At the same time, the age limit for serving as a justice of the peace (magistrate) will be kept and fixed as 70 years old.
Until January 1, 2026, citizens using garages that are capital construction facilities and had been built before December 30, 2004 (or heirs of such citizens) have the right to be granted free ownership of a land plot being in state or municipal ownership, on which such garage is located.
According to amendments to the Tax Code, individuals will be able to obtain tax deductions in amounts paid at their own expense within the tax period for health and fitness services provided to an individual, or to his or her children under the age of 18.
The requirement provided that the corresponding consent of legal representatives shall be notarised is excluded from the Rules for rendering hotel services in the Russian Federation
Three recent letters from the authorities at once are devoted to the compulsory vaccination for workers. As a general rule, immunization in Russia is voluntary. Citizens have the right to refuse preventive vaccinations.
The Ministry of Labour of the Russian Federation approved a new List of types of work, professions, positions in which citizens undergoing alternative civilian service can be employed, consisting of 124 items, as well as the List of organisations where such service is provided.
The President of the Russian Federation signed amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences providing for the possibility of imposing an administrative punishment on an offender in exceptional cases in an amount less than the minimum established by the regional law on administrative offences. This applies to both citizens and officials.
From April 1, 2021, it was decided to resume regular international flights with Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Sri Lanka (one flight from Moscow every week), as well as with Venezuela (Moscow - Caracas twice a week).
In connection with the introduction of the registry model for the provision of public services, the procedure for obtaining licences for the technical protection of confidential information has been adjusted.
Before April 30, 2021, declarations on income obtained in 2020 shall be filed with tax authorities.
The RF government decided to extend the Temporary Rules for issuing certificates of incapacity for work (sick leave), assignment and payment of benefits for temporary incapacity for work in case of quarantine for insured persons aged 65 or over, until May 1, 2021.
The Law of the Republic of Crimea, dated December 23, 2020, postponed application of the resort tax in Crimea until May 1, 2022.
In connection with the amendments to the Civil Code of the Russian Federation regarding the replacement of the words “the minimum wage” by fixed rouble amounts, the lower limit of the cost of things transferred to citizens' storage has changed. Now it's 10,000 roubles.
At the end of February, amendments to Article 13.11 of the Code of Administrative Offences of the Russian Federation were introduced; these amendments provide for tougher liability for violations in the field of personal data. The sanctions for such violations no longer provide for the possibility of applying a warning, and amounts of fines has doubled. Repeated committing of some violations is highlighted in separate offences.