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Small and medium business are a basis of economy of Krasnodar region

On April, 20th the Head of Krasnodar region Alexander Tkachev held an unprecedented meeting with businessmen on which for the first time the authorities and representatives of business of the region (more than thousand people) discussed problems and prospects of development of small and medium business in the region. 

Already now small and medium business provides with work half of occupied population of the region. And it is almost one million people. According to the basic indicators of development of business Krasnodar region is included into the four of leaders in Russia along with Moscow, Moscow region and St.-Petersburg. And in the Southern Federal district the region year by year heads the list. The rank "The best constituent entity of Russia on development of small and medium business" our region wins already five years in a row.

As it was said at the meeting, today unprecedented measures on business support are realised on the federal level. Variety of laws which allow not to carry out planned inspections of business more often than once in three years, and off-schedule are only with the permission of Office of Public Prosecutor were accepted; to carry into effect a notifying requirement for starting of 13 kinds of the most popular enterprise activity; to reduce for 4 percent the profit tax, and on the regional level to lower for 10 percent the rate of taxes at the simplified system of the taxation for a small-scale business.

On the regional level serious measures of support of small and medium business also are developed. They are the regional guarantee fund; the regional venture fund; business incubators; various grants to businessmen. All these directions are included in the regional program of the state support of small business for 2009-2012 years. The total amount of financing of the program at the expense of means of the regional budget is 340 million roubles. It almost in 2 times exceeds volume of financing of the previous Program.

Krasnodar region regularly takes part in tenders spent by the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Russia on granting of means of the federal budget for realisation of actions for the state support of small business. In 2009 four demands of the region on co-financing of small business from the federal budget for a total sum of 232 million roubles won tender of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Russia and are planned to financing.

Considering financial complexities underwent today by business, 85 percent of the means provided on realisation of the program in 2009 to be appropriated on rendering of the direct financial help to businessmen.

Specialised platforms for formation and business development - business incubators - to be created. These structures of advanced business comfort to help to create the new enterprises, new workplaces, and accordingly additional tax revenues in budgets of all levels.

Department of Investments and Project Support of the Krasnodar Region