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New VAT Benefits for Russian Companies that Provide Services Abroad

Russia - April 29 2019 As of July 1, 2019, Russian taxpayers will be entitled to recover input VAT pertaining to services provided to customers outside of Russia.1...

Sergei Zhestkov, Arseny Seidov, Maxim Kalinin.

Russia "Relaxes" VAT Rules on E-Services

Russia - April 29 2019 The Federal Tax Service of Russia (the "FTS") has allowed Russian customers to act as VAT tax agents on payments made to foreign vendors of electronic...

Sergei Zhestkov, Arseny Seidov.

2019 Amendments to the Russian Tax Code

Russia - December 27 2018 Year 2019 is bringing a number of changes to the Russian Tax Code, most importantly a VAT increase from 18 to 20. Other amendments (Amendments)...

Sergei Zhestkov, Maxim Kalinin, Kirill Vikulov.

Russia Slightly Relaxes the Beneficial Ownership Rules

Russia - December 18 2018 November amendments to the Russian Tax Code ("Amendments")1 slightly relaxed Russia's beneficial ownership criteria for applying tax treaty benefits...

Sergei Zhestkov, Maxim Kalinin, Kirill Vikulov.

Russian Ministry of Finance Clarifies New Rules for VAT Regime on Electronically Supplied Services

Russia - October 22 2018 The Russian Ministry of Finance has issued the first official clarifications on the new VAT regime on electronically supplied services provided by...

Sergei Zhestkov, Arseny Seidov, Maxim Kalinin.