The state Duma adopted in may a number of important laws aimed onsupport citizens, businesses, socially oriented non-profit organizations (NPOs) in the period of the pandemic coronavirus, said the speaker of the state Duma Vyacheslav Volodin.

"the State Duma is continuing to legally provide for measures aimed at sustainable economic development and mitigation of the spread of coronavirus infection. Adopted the amendment to increase the minimum benefits for child care up to the age of one and a half years, the support of the tourism industry, tenants — representatives of small and medium-sized businesses and self-employed" – quoted Volodin on the website of the state Duma.

The Chairman of the state Duma reminded that also was adopted a number of significant changes to the Tax code: reduced the tax burden on citizens, small and medium businesses, socially oriented NGOs.

In addition, said Volodin, initiated by the President of bonuses to employees of social institutions for the period from 15 April to 15 July will be exempt from personal income tax.

"Citizens will receive the required payments in full, this question is on control at MPs" – said the politician.

Volodin also said the state Duma Committee on budget and taxes for the work in may on the bill to support citizens and businesses in the spread of the coronavirus, including tax privileges and support the credit of the debtors.

"for Example, through the work of the Committee, the interest savings while providing citizens vacation credit will not be considered a material benefit and be taxed", – said Volodin.

According to the speaker of the state Duma, the greatest activity in the plenary in may showed the Deputy Andrey Makarov ("United Russia"), Nikolai Kolomeitsev (CPRF), Yaroslav Nilov (LDPR), Oleg Shein ("just Russia").