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In what cases absence from the place of work is not considered as unauthorized absence

According to the Labor Code of the Russian Federation, unauthorized absence is recognized as absence from the place of work without ...

May, 30 2017


New rules on registration for foreigners during Football Cups 2017 and 2018

Since May 9,2017 several changes have been made to the rules of migration registration for period of FIFA Confederations Cup and ...

May, 18 2017


Legal Alert – Changing requisites for paying taxes

Since May 06, 2017 requisites for paying taxes in Moscow have been changed.  New requisites came into force on February, however there ...

May, 11 2017


FEDERAL TAX SERVICE REDUCES PRESSURE ON BUSINESS

The Federal Tax Service (FTS) has published new document advising tax inspectors to stop charging additional taxes for formal violations in ...

Apr, 28 2017


COMPANIES WILL BE RELEASED FROM CURRENCY CONTROL

The release from currency control is planned for exporting companies. This obligation will be transferred from companies to the banks.At present ...

Apr, 28 2017


WHAT TAXES AND SOCIAL FEES SHALL BE PAID FOR FOREIGN EMPLOYEES

Personal income taxIncome of foreign employees is subject to personal income tax. This tax is paid by the employer.General rate of ...

Apr, 28 2017


HOW TO PREVENT LEAK OF CONFIDENTIAL DATA. SOME ASPECTS

Using of commercial secret regime for protecting commercial data is always connected with the risk of disclosure. The grounds for it ...

Apr, 28 2017


AN EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT WITHOUT TERM BECOMES A BURDEN? HOW TO REPLACE IT WITH FIXED-TERM AGREEMENT

After the conclusion of employment agreement without term, the employer quite often understands that the employee under this position is required ...

Apr, 28 2017


BANK ACCOUNT MAY BE BLOCKED DUE TO NONPAYMENT OF SOCIAL FEES

Block of bank accounts is one of the strictest measures. It is particularly unacceptable before important deal or regular contractual payments. ...

Apr, 28 2017


98 GENERAL DIRECTORS WERE PROSECUTED AFTER CHECK-UPS OF THE LABOR INSPECTION IN 2016

In 2016, Labor Inspection performed 134.5 thousand check-ups (it is 4 thousand less than in 2015). In 2016 the total number ...

Apr, 28 2017


LINKEDIN HAS BEEN REGISTERED IN THE FEDERAL TAX SERVICE, DESPITE BEING BLOCKED IN RUSSIA

American social network LinkedIn has been registered as a taxpayer in the tax authorities of Russian Federation. Thus, the company assumes ...

Apr, 28 2017


HOW CAN EMPLOYER MAKE RUDE EMPLOYEE RESPONSIBLE?

Labor Code of the Russian Federation (LC RF) has no provisions on “polite attitude” and does not provide this duty for ...

Apr, 28 2017


NEW RULES ON DETERMINATION OF TAX RESIDENCY

Government intend to change criteria of tax residency. Now to become tax resident an individual shall reside in Russia not less ...

Apr, 28 2017


RUSSIA STARTS TO ISSUE ELECTRONIC VISAS

The President of Russia signed the law setting special type of visa for Free Port of Vladivostok – electronic visas. The ...

Apr, 28 2017


PLANNING TO USE SIMPLIFIED TAX SYSTEM? NEW REQUIREMENTS IN 2017

To use simplified taxation system (STS), the company requires to meet a number of criteria, some of which have been significantly ...

Apr, 28 2017


PROSECUTOR’S AUTHORITIES HAVE BEEN REDUCED

President of Russia approved new amendments to the law on Prosecution Service. Thus, some of prosecutor’s authorities regarding checking-up of legal ...

Apr, 28 2017