ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Jun 2014

In June 2014, the government of the Russian Federation announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.

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Labour market access

Rossiyskaya Gazeta, an official newspaper of the Russian Government, Issue 6404 of 17 June 2014, reports that the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament, will discuss a draft law proposing employers hiring labour migrants to be subject to higher taxes. The new taxation rule is proposed to be activated if the share of foreign migrants among the employees of a company exceeds 30 per cent.

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