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Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Tax on Divorce in Russia

From Forbes:

In the United States, we’re all familiar with the so-called “marriage penalty” – but what about the divorce tax?

Russia is considering upping the tax on splitting up to 30,000 rubles ($941 US) from the current rate of 400 rubles ($13 US). The increase of nearly 7500% has two goals: raising revenue and discouraging divorce.

Read more here.


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Hmm....Never heard of this before. It's a novel idea. Can't say that I agree with it though.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorney Matt Ingham | Nov 6, 2013 12:23:24 PM

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