Employment book: electronic or paper one?

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 12.04.2023

Please be reminded about the possibility of switching to electronic employment books, the maintenance of which will greatly simplify the HR document flow of your company and will allow to transfer the parties of employment relationships to a new level of personnel interaction.  Starting from January 1, 2020, a transitional period has begun in the […]

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Reduction of sanctions for non-payment of taxes and insurance premiums

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 04.04.2023

Amendments have been made to the Criminal and Criminal Procedure Codes, which mitigate the liability of companies for non-payment of tax and insurance premiums on an especially large scale. According to the amendments, starting from March 29, 2023, the following terms of imprisonment have been established in the criminal and criminal procedure codes for crimes […]

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New methods to confirm travel expenses

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 24.03.2023

The Government of the Russian Federation has issued a decree that determines a new procedure for confirming the travel expenses of an employee in the absence of travel documents. Starting from March 10, 2023, the actual duration of the employee’s stay on a business trip in the absence of travel documents is confirmed by documents […]

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Denunciation of the agreement with Latvia on avoidance of double taxation

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 21.03.2023

The President of the Russian Federation signed a law on the denunciation of the double taxation agreement between Russia and Latvia. The Double taxation agreement (DTA) allows: to apply preferential tax rates in terms of mandatory payments (for example, profits tax, income from sources in the Russian Federation, interest, property tax, and so on); to […]

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The Register of trained persons: new requirements for protection of labour

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 15.03.2023

Starting from March 1, 2023, employers who independently train employees on protection of labour are required to notify the Ministry of Labour and enter relevant information in the Register of trained persons. Information is entered into the Register of trained persons based on the results of training and verification of the employee’s knowledge in the […]

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Personnel EDF: to which documents it is prohibited to apply it

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 13.03.2023

The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation in its recent clarifications reminded in respect of which documents the personnel electronic document flow is not applied.  In its Letter dated January 12, 2023, No. 14-6/OOG-97, the bodies of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation inform that the […]

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Russia is included in the list of “black” tax jurisdictions of the EU: comments of the Ministry of Finance

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 06.03.2023

The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation provided explanations in connection with the inclusion of Russia in the list of jurisdictions that do not cooperate with the European Union on taxation issues. On its official website, the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation informed that if Russia is on the list, the members […]

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New reporting on individuals under civil law contracts

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 27.02.2023

Starting from January 1, 2023, organizations are required to submit to the supervisory authorities a number of information about individuals with whom civil law contracts have been concluded. Companies that have concluded civil law contracts with individuals for the performance of works or the provision of services are required to submit to the Unified Social […]

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