New rules for recovery of fines from organizations by the Pension Fund of Russia

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 31.07.2020

The Russian president Vladimir Putin signed a Law defining new rules for judicial recoveries for violations in reporting that should be submitted to the Pension Fund authorities.

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Tax manoeuvre for IT companies

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 30.07.2020

According to the new Law, starting from January 1, 2021, separate taxation rules will be established for Russian IT companies, namely: reduction of income tax rates, introduction of reduced insurance premium rates and application of zero VAT when realizing computer programs and databases. Today we will speak in more detail about each of the measures.

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Checks to be made: Federal Labour and Employment Service (Russian acronym “Rostrud”) published a list of high-risk companies

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 29.07.2020

Rostrud published a list of employers whose activities are classified as significant and high risk. The timetable of conducting scheduled checks for 2021 will be formed on its basis.

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Registration of foreign citizens to job. Special characteristics of calculating personal income tax and insurance premiums from payments towards foreign employees.


Currently, more and more companies are offering a job to foreign specialists. This raises questions about the registration of relations with these employees, as well as the procedure for paying personal income tax and insurance premiums.

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Transitional tax regime for SMEs

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 23.07.2020

The State Duma in the third reading passed a bill on the transitional tax regime for small and medium-sized business entities that have lost the right to apply the simplified taxation system (referred to below as STS).

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Returning to paper basic source documents: comments of the Federal Tax Service

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 18.07.2020

Specialists of the Federal Tax Service commented on the use of scanned copies of basic source documents when performing transactions with counterparties during the coronavirus infection pandemic.

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Requirements for trips in connection with COVID-2019

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 14.07.2020

The Chief sanitary doctor of the Russian Federation has established new requirements that individuals should comply with when crossing the border of the Russian Federation.

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Audit of HR record management

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 13.07.2020

One of the mandatory areas of business of each company is the maintaining of HR record management. Execution of this type of accounting requires close attention from the employer and the organization’s HR Department, since errors detected may lead to unfavourable results when passing State Labour Inspectorate checks: from punitive sanctions to disqualification. It is possible to prevent the consequences by conducting a HR audit in the company in advance.

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