On November 16, 2016 Acsour took part in the Taxation Committee Meeting of the American chamber of Commerce in St. Petersburg (Amcham).
The main topics of this meeting were tax code amendments effective since 2017, as well as tax problems arisen from collaboration with the regional tax authorities. Olga Filina, Acsour Deputy Operations Director presented a report on the changes in social contributions administration. Starting from January 1, 2017, a lot of functions on an administration of social insurance contributions transferred from Funds to the Federal Tax Service that leads to a change in practice for companies. It is important for all employers to properly and correctly file reports on contributions and to timely make all payments, in order not to face penalties. Olga also told about the recommended action plan for companies for the transition period (December 2016).