Belarus President changes “social parasites” list


Belarus President changes “social parasites” list

The list of persons who are obliged to participate in the financing of public expenditures was changed in Belarus. The President amended the decree on the prevention of social dependency.

Participants of the national sports teams and alternative servants in the army are now exempt from the so-called 'social dependency' tax.

The unemployed who are sent to retraining are excempt only if there are no complaints about them at universities.

Parents raising children up to 7 years can be excempt from the tax only if their child stays home and does not use the services of kindergartens.

Local authorities are given the right to exempt from fees those people who are in difficult circumstances.