COVID-2019 Safe Operation Standard


Organizations that have resumed their activities since May 12, 2020 or are continuing their work, including in remote mode, are obliged to draw up a safe operation standard in order to counteract the spread of the coronavirus infection.

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Tools of business support

PUBLICATIONS \ 02.06.2020

The Government and various government departments develop and start to implement support programs for companies in the conditions of pandemic.

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Provision of legal and notarial services is allowed in Saint Petersburg

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 01.06.2020

In accordance with the Decree of the Government of Saint Petersburg, starting from June 1, the provision of legal and notarial services is allowed by previous appointment.

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How can a company with foreign capital become a small or medium-sized business entity?


Since the amendments to Federal Law No. 209-FZ “On the development of small and medium-sized businesses” entered into force, Russian companies with a share of foreign capital exceeding 49% have been able to acquire the status of SMEs and to take advantage of the corresponding benefits.

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Exemption from taxes and contributions for the second quarter

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 28.05.2020

The State Duma of the Russian Federation has approved an administration bill that will exempt companies from paying taxes (except for VAT) and insurance premiums for the second quarter of 2020.

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The threshold for switching to quarterly advance payments is raised

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 26.05.2020

For the tax period of 2020, temporary rules were established, including the possibility to switch to quarterly payment of advance payments based on actual profit.

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New service about business supporting measures

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 25.05.2020

The Federal Tax Service has launched a new service “What assistance may my business receive?”, where a company may find out about all the supporting measures that it may obtain in the current current situation with the epidemic associated with COVID-19.

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The resumption of work of courts

LEGAL DIGEST, NEWS \ 12.05.2020

Russian courts and authorities of the Judicial Department will be able to resume their work in the previous mode starting from May 12, 2020. In such case, during the performance of their activities the courts must comply with the conditions of high alert regime introduced in the territorial entity of the Russian Federation and observe the requirements of the Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Russian Federation in terms of sanitary and epidemiological standards.

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