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The Magnificent Seven Tax Events of 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Russia
  • January 13 2017

2016 was a highly eventful year in terms of new developments in tax law and landmark court cases on various aspects of taxation. In this briefing we


Registration with the RF tax authorities aimed at payment of VAT by foreign e services providers
  • Dentons
  • Russia
  • January 13 2017

Dentons’ Russia Tax practice would like to remind readers that, starting 1 January 2017, foreign companies providing e-services are required to


Complying with legal requirements on controlled foreign corporations
  • Dentons
  • Russia
  • January 12 2017

Dentons’ Russia Tax practice would like to remind readers that starting in 2017 individuals and legal entities that are deemed Russian tax residents


Tax aspects of cost contribution agreements within MNE groups
  • Gorodissky & Partners
  • Russia
  • December 23 2016

During 2015 and 2016 the dispute between taxpayers and the tax authorities regarding the exclusion of multinational enterprise (MNE) groups' Russian


Russian Companies Now Required to Identify Ultimate Beneficiaries
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Russia
  • December 7 2016

New requirements for all Russian companies to identify their ultimate beneficiaries enter into force on 21 December 2016. What the Law says As of 21


The Russia-Hong Kong double taxation agreement has now come into effect (Russian)
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong, Russia
  • November 29 2016

Соглашение будет применяться в отношении российских налогов с 1 января 2017 года, а в отношении налогов Гонконга - с 1 апреля 2017 года. The


The Russia-Hong Kong double taxation agreement has now come into effect (English)
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Hong Kong, Russia
  • November 29 2016

The treaty will apply from 1 January 2017 with respect to Russian taxes and from 1 April 2017 with respect to Hong Kong taxes. The Russia-Hong Kong


Russia considering imposing VAT on foreign online retailers
  • CMS, Russia
  • Russia
  • November 23 2016

On 18 October 2016, the President of the Russian Federation instructed the government to consider amending the tax legislation to impose VAT and


Development of Russian court practice on tax implications when dividends are paid to foreign companies (application of the “beneficial owner” concept)
  • Dentons
  • Cyprus, Russia
  • November 22 2016

On 13 October 2016 the Commercial Court of Kemerovo Region delivered a judgement in case No. А27-205272015 (the "Decision") under the claim of


Development of court practice on tax disputes regarding accrual of VAT in connection with transfer of inseparable improvements of leased property to the landlord
  • Dentons
  • Russia
  • November 8 2016

On 3 November 2016 the Commercial Court of Moscow delivered a decision in case No. А40 16754116 140 1462. Within this case the court considered a