While we are still far away from the opening game of the season, 2018/19 is now history and everything happening in the KHL will be about the 2019/20 season. Therefore, I thought it would be a good idea to set this one aside just in case. If the rules haven't changed, the salary cap for this season will be 800 million RUB (a decrease from the last season's 850) and luxury tax is set at %30 (an increase from the last season's %20). Last season saw 12 teams with a budget of over 800 million RUB. Well, since the luxury tax is still in place, going over the limit is not a huge deal but it will be interesting to see how some of the clubs will (or not) try to deal with the new rules. For example, CSKA's budget for the last season was 481 million RUB less than 2017/18.