In the US payments coronavirus has received over one million “dead souls” :: Society :: RBC

In the United States because of the rush of recipients of incentive payments were not associated with the database registration of deaths, and as a result of funds received over a million “dead souls”, said the audit chamber of the country

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The U.S. government paid more than $1.4 billion “to dead souls” as incentive payments on the background of the pandemic coronavirus, says the report of the accounting chamber.

“According to the main inspector of the Ministry of Finance for taxes, as of April 30, nearly 1.1 million payments in the amount of $1.4 billion was sent to the deceased”, — stated in the document.

The authors noted that the IRS and the Treasury “promptly started paying 160.4 million payments in the amount of $269 billion,” but “experienced difficulties in the delivery of payments to certain individuals and additional risks in respect of payments to those who had no right to receive payments is deceased or fraud.”

The chamber found that because of the rush of recipients of incentive payments were not associated with the database registration of deaths, and the tax office found no legal grounds to refuse compensation to those who filed a tax return in 2018 and 2019, but later died.

For payments to families with children up to 16 years will receive more than 270 billion rubles.

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In this regard, the chamber recommended that the US tax service “to consider cost-effective ways of warning” about the way of repayment of payments received in error.

At the end of March the US President, Donald trump has signed the law on allocation of $2 trillion to help the economy of the country because of the virus. This financial aid package was the largest in the history of the country. Funds were allocated for additional funding of the health system, business support and direct payments to Americans.

Citizens with an annual income up to $75 million will receive $1.2 thousand, while families with children by $500 per child. Support is provided for those who have lost their jobs and who cut wages. On loans for small businesses, the U.S. government will direct $367 billion, another $130 billion will go to the hospitals.

According to the Johns Hopkins University, in the United States since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus infected 2.4 million people. At the same time, the Director of the Center for control and prevention of diseases of the USA Robert Redfield announced that the country may be about 25 million cases, ten times more than official figures. “This virus often causes asymptomatic disease. We’ve identified roughly 10% [от масштабов] outbreak” — he said, reports The Hill.

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The U.S. house of representatives passed a bill on police reform :: Policy :: RBC

The house of representatives of Congress on the evening of June 25 passed a bill on police reform prepared by the Democrats. About it reports The Washington Post.

For the document, which is called “the Law of equitable police George Floyd” in honor of the deceased in the Minneapolis African-American, voted 236 congressmen. 181 members of the chamber voted against it.

The bill prohibits the police to use choke holds during the arrest. It also provides for the establishment of a database of unlawful actions of the police, restricts the issuance of warrants for a home invasion. In addition, the document toughens penalties for law enforcement officers, who used unwarranted violence to a suspect.

Trump has forbidden the police to use choke holds during the arrest

House speaker Democrat Nancy Pelosi said that the bill aimed at combating systemic racism and “will fundamentally change the culture of policing” that will ultimately save many lives. The publication notes that many of the points bill was developed a long time, but become relevant on the background of the protests caused by the death of Floyd.

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The who has predicted 10 million infected COVID-19 in the world next week :: Society :: RBC

The number of people infected with coronavirus in the world next week will exceed 10 million people. This was announced by Director General of the world health organization Tedros Adan Ghebreyesus. The recording of the briefing is available on the organization’s website.

According to him, currently living with the infection COVID-19 are more than 9.1 million people. Died more than 473 thousand.

As noted by Ghebreyesus, in the first month of the outbreak of coronavirus was reported about 10 thousand cases of infection with the virus and last month the number of cases, the virus has more than 4 million patients.

The head of the who has urged to do everything possible to combat coronavirus. According to Gebreyesus, it is first necessary to provide oxygen to all seriously ill patients.

Who approved the investigation on the pandemic COVID-19

In mid-may, the representative of the world health organization in Russia, Melita Vujnović said that after the first wave of coronavirus in the world may experience a second wave.

Vujnović noted that Russia accepted the whole complex of measures to curb the pandemic in the country, and strong epidemiological service was able to promptly take the necessary steps. However, she said that there is still a risk, therefore it is necessary to observe safety precautions.

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In the MOE reported about the disinfectant 3.5 thousand medical institutions of Russia :: Society :: RBC

EMERCOM of Russia from the beginning of April disinfected more than 3.5 thousand medical institutions, 2.7 thousand educational institutions and 15.7 thousand objects of social service. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of the Ministry.

In addition, MCHS handled 31.4 thousand buildings and structures of transport infrastructure, 6 thousand km of roads and more than 90 thousand units of equipment, said the Ministry.

Thorough disinfection is carried out on large transport objects. So, in Moscow and St. Petersburg several times treated railway stations.

Peskov said about the disinfection tunnels in the Kremlin

Previously, the Moscow Department of transport has published the order according to which taxi operators in Moscow should ensure disinfection of the vehicle after each assignment. Also operators were obliged daily to clean and disinfect the machine on specialized items and ensure drivers disposable masks, gloves, disinfectants and antiseptics for the hands.

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Authorities have denied plans to increase tax on high salaries :: Economy :: RBC

Another source told Forbes that discusses the option is not taxable personal income tax income in the amount of subsistence minimum or more. According to the publication, the question of whether to introduce a variety of approaches to taxation of citizens with different incomes, was discussed even in the winter, in anticipation of the January message of the President.

The interlocutor of RBC, close to the presidential administration, confirmed that there is the option of increasing personal income tax rate from 13% to 15% for wealthy Russians. He noted that “now is the perfect situation for this — sanctions-pandemic”. At the same time, he added, the discussion is still ongoing and concrete decisions had yet been made.

Analyst, FNS has assessed the possible losses of the budget due to the abolition of the income tax for the poor

Finance Minister Anton Siluanov in an interview to RBC in February said the Agency may consider the introduction of a progressive tax rate on incomes of physical persons (NDFL) in 2024, the principles of taxation will not change and now this issue the government is not discussing.

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France put out a fire on a nuclear submarine :: Society :: RBC

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A fire on a nuclear submarine at the naval base in the French Toulon extinguished, said on Twitter the Minister of defence of France, Florence Parlee.

“Tonight at 00:50 the fire on Board the submarine Perle was extinguished after more than 14 hours of fighting,” wrote the head of the defense Ministry. According to her, in extinguishing the fire involved about 100 firefighters and more than 150 people who assisted.

Parley added that he personally sent to the scene.

In France there was a fire on a nuclear submarine

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As previously reported by the Maritime Prefecture of the Mediterranean, at the time of the fire, the nuclear submarine Perle was moored at the naval base in Toulon. She was under repair without weapons and fuel on Board. The Ministry said that the smoke from the fire is not radioactive.

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