In great haste, since 1991 years Russia has had to create a tax system, which is suitable for a free market economy. In doing so, advice was taken from western specialists, but the application of the new legislation was left to the authorities, whose style is more of a military nature.
As a result, the current situation is difficult to manage for westerners due to numerous regulations and a certain lack of flexibility on the part of the authorities. For instance: it is difficult to understand why the cost of a necessary business related taxi ride is not tax deductible. In order for expenditure items to be recognised there is a strict prin-ciple of necessity, whereby the legitimacy of a business expense is often listed in a register approved by law.
We will assist you in finding a solution in conflict situations and will represent you vis-à-vis the authorities and, if necessary, in court
Russian income tax legislation creates multiple peculiarities for the employment of foreign staff. For instance, they are subject to different deadlines and periods of assessment. Furthermore, foreign employees are now also subject to compulsory social insurance. We ensure that all tax aspects of an employment relationship are given due con-sideration from the outset. In addition, we will prepare and submit the annual tax return of your foreign employees.