The procedure for switching tax inspectorate has been simplified

LEGAL DIGEST \ 17.03.2018

Amendments have been made to the regulations on dealings with a taxpayer and, as a result, starting from 13 February 2018 no reconciliation of accounts is required for the switch to a new tax inspectorate when a company changes its registered address.

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The fight against discrimination: a male employee cannot be denied a supplement to childcare leave allowance

LEGAL DIGEST \ 16.03.2018

In its ruling dated 4 February 2017 in case No. 33-45444/2017, the Moscow City Court held that the establishment of a supplement to childcare leave allowance solely for female employees constitutes discrimination.

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An employee may be obliged by an employment contract to notify a change in his/her personal data

LEGAL DIGEST \ 15.03.2018

The Federal Service for Employment and Labour Relations (abbreviated in Russian to ‘Rostrud’) has stated that an employment contract may stipulate that an employee has an obligation to notify the employer of the change in his/her personal data.

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A law has been signed to raise the federal monthly minimum wage

LEGAL DIGEST \ 12.03.2018

Starting from 1 May 2018, the monthly minimum wage will be raised to subsistence level and will amount to RUB 11,163.

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The deadline is approaching for filing a form 3-NDFL personal income tax return for 2017

LEGAL DIGEST \ 25.02.2018

Please be reminded that individuals must file their personal income tax returns with tax authorities by 3 May 2018 at the latest.

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The Ministry of Finance has issued a reminder of the criteria of a mandatory audit

LEGAL DIGEST \ 21.02.2018

Under Russian legislation, a mandatory audit is held annually to express an opinion regarding the accuracy of a company’s accounts and financial statements.

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How regulations regarding migration procedures have been changed for foreign nationals

LEGAL DIGEST \ 15.02.2018

New regulations regarding migration registration and provision of work permits have changed since 2018.

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Employers are being inspected for compliance with statutory requirements relating to jobs for employees with disabilities

LEGAL DIGEST \ 14.02.2018

Starting from 1 January 2018, companies are being inspected more frequently in terms of working conditions for employees with disabilities and the quota of jobs for such category of employees.

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