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Analysis and Commentary

The Flat Tax at Work in Russia

by Alvin Rabushkavia russianeconomy.org
Thursday, February 21, 2002

Since the emergence of the Russian Federation a decade ago, taxpayer compliance has been a problem. To help resolve this problem and improve incentives, the Russian government enacted in July 2000 a 13% flat-rate tax on personal income.