For the purpose of conducting an Economic census by the State statistical authorities, representatives of small businesses are required to provide information on the main figures of their activities for 2020.
As part of the census, companies have to make a report on the form MP-sp, approved by the Order No. 469 of the Federal State Statistics Service (known as the Russian acronym “Rosstat”) dated August 17, 2020, indicating the following information:
The report is submitted by small organizations and micro-enterprises included in the Unified register of small and medium-sized business entities (hereinafter – SMEs). If the company did not operate in the past year, then the specified report has still to be drawn up.
Individual entrepreneurs are also required to submit information about their activities as part of the census, but they are provided with a different form of reporting – N1-entrepreneur.
It is possible to report on the forms:
Deadline for submission of reporting:
To submit reports in digital format, companies should have an account on the relevant website, as well as a valid certificate of enhanced qualified electronic signature. More detailed instructions for filling in and sending the report can be found on the website of Rosstat or on the state services portal.
The Rosstat authorities send a Notification to the companies that the information is accepted. In cases where the reporting is made incorrectly, the company will receive a negative report with the requirement to correct the errors.
The economic census is conducted once every 5 years. Participation in it is mandatory, as well as the submission of statistical information. For non-submission or late submission of initial statistical information by respondents, administrative liability is provided under article 13.19 of the Administrative Code of the Russian Federation:
For repeated violations, the measures of punishment are increased:
In the matters of drawing up and submitting statistical reporting to relevant bodies, please contact Acsour specialists.