The state Duma has postponed indexation of insurance pensions on January 1,

Deputies of the state Duma on Friday adopted in the third final reading a bill amending the Federal law “About insurance pensions”. As reported on the website of the Ministry of labor, the terms of indexation of pensions to non-working pensioners and fixed payout to them transferred on January 1, 2018.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

The draft law “On amendments to certain legislative acts of the Russian Federation on the issues of social security” was prepared by the Ministry of labour of Russia. In addition to the postponement of the indexation, is now set to a single growth index insurance pensions in excess of inflation.

As noted in the article, from January 1 next year, enter the factor 1,037 equal 81,49 of the ruble. This cost is now increased single pension rate. As for the fixed payment to insurance pension, they are also indexed by a coefficient equal to 1,037 and is equal to the sum of 4982,9 of the ruble.

The law provided and the change in the size of social surcharge to pension in connection with a change in the minimum subsistence level. The document says that now the total sum of material maintenance of the pensioner in view of such social payments may not be less than such payments on the previous year.

If any subject of the Russian Federation issued a decree on the reduction of the subsistence minimum of a pensioner, thanks to the adopted law this will not reduce the total amount of material support of pensioners.

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