In 2018, the Ministry of Economic Development published a draft resolution on the rules for the sale of “pretty” numbers, but it has not yet been adopted and the shadow market for the sale of numbers continues to exist, the deputy noted.
“There is already a draft regulatory framework that will allow you to legally sell beautiful license plates for cars. But for some reason they have been shelved,” Tkachev said. increase the fines, it is better to sell services for which there is demand”.
According to his belief, people are willing to pay big money for pretty numbers. “For example, the number 777 with 77 regions is on unofficial sites for 3.5 million rubles. That everyone can buy such numbers legally, and the state earns money,” the deputy summed up.
The “new people” are sure that the initiative is necessary so that the regions can receive additional billions of budget revenue to reduce the budget deficit, and the market for beautiful rooms will come out of the shadows.
“It is impossible to get a ‘beautiful’ number legally, so people use traffic police connections and pay for this unofficial service. According to the Ministry of Economic Development, such numbers cost from 10 thousand to 10 million rubles, on average, 300 thousand. To make this shadow market a thing of the past, we propose to distribute “beautiful” numbers through open auctions in the State Services,” said Anton Tkachev.