Cash or card. How to keep savings in a pandemic

Photos: Moscow 24/Jan Deynega

Economist Sergei Aleksashenko in an interview with Moscow 24 said that money is not important to store in the Bank or cash.

the Expert is sure that while the stability of the Russian banks are in no danger. In his opinion, now you can be confident in their savings. The economist said that if the capital contributor does not exceed 1 400 000, even if the closing of the Bank the money he will refund the state in full within two weeks.

the Specialist said that pandemic coronavirus COVID-19 the safest way now would be non-cash.

“From a medical point of view, the map, especially non-contact, much safer than cash,” – said Aleksashenko.

Earlier, the Russian banks reported an increase in the number of complaints about the closure of deposits and withdrawal of cash from the accounts. Economists attribute this to the information about the new tax on interest income on deposits in the amount of one million rubles. Initially, the order and timing of innovations, the Russians did not explain why many people do not understand it, believe in banks. They believe this can cause a “run on the banks”.

March 25 Vladimir Putin in a televised address announced plans to impose a 13 percent tax on interest from deposits to one million rubles. In addition, there will be a 15 percent tax on output abroad dividends and interest.

Doctor of Economics Andrei Kolganov explained that all the funds will go to support citizens in connection with the epidemic COVID-19. Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov, in turn, said that the 13% tax on interest income on deposits more than a million rubles is planned to enter only in 2023.

Meanwhile, the Central Bank lowered the official rate of dollar to ruble 77,73. Thus, the dollar fell by 0.99 kopecks compared to the previous value. The official rate of Euro decreased to 85.74 ruble.

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