In Moscow, there are officially registered 301,000 self-employed citizens. Most often, these are teachers, copywriters, consultants, designers, and accountants, the official website of the Moscow Mayor reports. From January to May 2020, a new status was registered by 107,000 citizens.
It is noted that in May, 26,000 Muscovites officially became self-employed. It is specified that during the pandemic, 194,000 self-employed received state support of almost 500 million rubles as a tax refund for 2019. E entrepreneurs, including those who register during the whole of 2020, are provided with tax capital, which can be used to pay taxes or pay off debt. Self-employed citizens will be able to deduct a tax of 4 per cent of the income received from a private person, and 6 per cent from a legal one. The annual income of a person with such status should not exceed 2.4 million rubles.