RUSSIA: Income Tax

Some facts about the Soviet Government's income tax:

Incomes under 1,350,000,000 rubles ($27) a month are not subject to taxation. Above that amount incomes are taxed on a graduated system, 6% to 80%. No allowance is made for children and wives. Rations and quarters received from the Government are counted as income and taxed.

The maximum Government monthly salary for February was 2,800,000,000 rubles ($52). This was received by Premier Lenin, Secretary of War Trotzky and other important officials.


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