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August 22, 2021 There have come into force amendments to Law No. 4015-1 of the Russian Federation dated November 27, 1992 "On the organization of insurance business in the Russian Federation"

which allow foreign insurance companies to operate in Russia without registering a subsidiary company


ICC and SIAC were granted the status of permanent arbitral institution in the Russian Federation.

Russian Ministry of Justice put the International Court of Arbitration at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC International Court of Arbitration) and the Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC) on the list of foreign arbitral institutions recognized as permanent arbitral institutions in Russia.


Luxembourg ratifies the Protocol amending the Luxembourg-Russia Double Taxation Treaty

Luxembourg has completed the internal state procedures required for the Protocol amending the Luxembourg-Russia Double Taxation Treaty to become effective.


Russia and Malta have signed a Protocol amending Tax Agreement between the states

Russia and Malta have agreed to increase the tax to 15% for such source of income as
dividends and interests.


Taxation of legal entities

Advice on taxation of companies and individual entrepreneurs

Tax planning is a field requiring work by professionals who can optimise your position while remaining within the law and using the tools offered by legislation. Tax legislation offers a variety of options and opportunities, which can be used to reduce the amount of tax paid by a company, freeing money for investment and business development. However, it is important to have a firm grasp of the borderline between legal methods and those, which may be treated as illegal.

As members of the Chamber of Tax Consultants of the Russian Federation our experts have a clear understanding of this borderline, based on comprehensive study of the issues involved and in-depth analysis of legislative regulations and arbitration practice. They are therefore qualified to give specific recommendations on the following matters:

  • legal reduction of tax liability (income tax, VAT, personal income tax, transport tax, tax on property) and of mandatory social insurance payments;
  • tax reduction using economic agreements as planning tools;
  • tax reduction in typical transactions by rationalisation of company structure and use of low-tax jurisdictions outside Russia;
  • avoidance of tax-related charges for past breaches by the use of current procedural tools.

We are always ready to provide the following services:

  • advice on Russian taxation issues;
  • assistance with tax accounting (completion of a tax declaration);
  • company taxation (comprehensive analysis of company business and design of recommendations);
  • tax planning and development of tailor-made procedures;
  • support during tax inspections;
  • representation of taxpayer interests in dealings with tax agencies;
  • pre-trial settlement of tax disputes;
  • defence of taxpayer interests in court.

We always ready to help you choose the right solution to any tax problem. We use the following principles in our work:

  1. Nobody can be prosecuted for a tax crime outside the prescriptions and procedures of the Tax Code.
  2. Anyone who is charged with committing a tax-related crime is considered innocent until proven guilty under federal law by an effective court ruling.
  3. All doubts, discrepancies, and obscurities in tax legislation must be construed in favour of the taxpayer.

Our professionals work in the spheres of corporate development, business management, tax planning and litigation. We can provide legal protection for your business, strengthen its legal foundations, defend the interests of your company in court, and accurately assess its position in respect of both Russian and international law.

We conform to international professional standards