Banks may not be allowed to charge a fee for payment of utility bills

the Russians will pay less for utility services. According to the newspaper “Izvestia”, the deputies from “United Russia” proposed a bill that prohibits banks from charging a fee for utility payments. Today this figure reaches two percent of the amount in the receipt.

Earlier it was proposed to prohibit the collection of fees and the payment of fines and other mandatory payments, but after consultation with the professional community it was decided to restrict community fees.

As stated by the Deputy Chairman of the state Duma, the leader of the faction “United Russia” Sergei Neverov, the state of Affairs when citizens must pay not only the mandatory payments, but still the fact of payment, is unjust. The initiative has already approved the Central Bank is ready to support the rest of the Duma faction. The bill will be submitted to the Duma before the end of February.