Savings introduces commission for payment of utility

Sberbank of Russia postponed for a month before the scheduled May 1, the introduction of commission for payment of utility services in Moscow, said the acting head of the public relations department of Sberbank Alexander Baziyan.Sberbank of Russia postponed for a month before the scheduled May 1, the introduction of commission for payment of utility services in Moscow, said the acting head of the public relations department of Sberbank Alexander Baziyan.

"Moscow Bank of Sberbank of Russia in coordination with the Moscow government transferred administration of the commission paying utility bills as of June 1," - said Baziyan.

Note that earlier Sberbank of Russia planned to introduce from 1 May 2010, the Commission, which will be charged to residents of Moscow for the payment of utility bills in the amount of 2% when paying by bank tellers and 0.5% for payments made via remote self-service channels.The commission will be charged for payment of utility services in a single payment document, include amou

nts for maintenance and repair of the common property at home, as well as utilities.

In addition, the Commission will apply to payments for electricity, which the inhabitants of the South-Eastern and Eastern administrative district of Moscow pays in favor of LLC "Rusenergosbyt-M", since this part of the calculations for the electricity of the population are included in the single payment document.

However, the commission will not be charged when paying for electricity in favor of JSC "Mosenergosbyt" and services of "MGTS", "Interfax".

should be noted that previously the mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov signed a decree to reduce the index size limit citizens fee change for housing and communal services of more than 20% in 2010 in connection with the Bank's policy on fee for receiving payments.

Moscow authorities from 1 January 2010, adopted a new list price to pay for heat and gas, electricity, heating, maintenance and repair of housing - the average in the new year Muscovites have to pay monthly by 24.1% more than in 2009.

According to the decision of the Moscow government on December 2009, the fee banks for accepting payments for utility services, not included in the 2010 tariffs for housing and communal services, from May 1, residents have to pay for themselves.This caused a public outcry, the authorities advised Sberbank Capital to reduce the percentage of the commission, as a result, Sberbank lowered in Moscow commission paying utility bills with the planned 3% to 2%.