He said that “the FCS of Russia is implementing an electronic tax-free check system together with the tax service,” he said, “its debugging will be completed before the end of 2019.”

“With regard to the distribution of tax free to the whole country, we must submit these proposals to the government by May 2020, to the State Duma in September 2020. From January 2021, we will have to accompany the consideration of the federal law by the Federation Council, ”Manturov said.

In February, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov instructed the relevant departments to develop an electronic format for the tax-free system.