This year, the salary of more than 100 thousand Kostanay people has increased.
Today, tax burden has been reduced for 57 thousand residents, and wages have increased for 58 thousand, ortcom.kz reports.
The initiative to increase wages to employees was supported by more than 2,000 enterprises of the region, where wages were increased by more than 58 thousand workers since January 1, 2019, said Archimedes Mukhambetov, akim of Kostanay region.
In the spring of last year, as part of the second initiative, the head of state ordered to reduce the rate of individual income tax tenfold for workers with a salary of less than 25 MCI or 63,125 tenge.
In the Kostanay region 57.2 thousand people received such a salary. Due to the fact that since January 1, 2019 the amount of tax for them has decreased, their income has increased. In general, in the region, workers received an additional salary of 1.6 billion tenge.
That is how much money the budget will lose.
In addition, for almost 37 thousand Kostanay people working in enterprises and organizations of all forms of ownership, the minimum wage was increased 1.5 times.
Source: Central Communications Service of the Ministry of Information and Communications of the Republic of Kazakhstan