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Pepeliaev Group advises that it is planned to introduce a national tracking system starting from 1 January 2021: a draft law to this effect has been put before the State Duma.
The Russian Government’s Resolution No. 1032 dated 11 July 2020 introduced amendments to the support measures for socially oriented non-for-profit organisations which were ‘adversely affected’ by the coronavirus restrictions.
Starting 15 July, organisations and entrepreneurs from “affected” industries and also socially-oriented not-for-profit organisations will be able to receive a subsidy of RUB 15.000 and on top of that RUB 6.5 for each employee for reimbursing expenses on the prevention of coronavirus.
The Russian Government has included in the submitted Recovery Plan for the Russian Economy measures to make currency legislation more liberal. In particular, it is planned to give up total control over foreign trade transactions and not to impose fines for the non-repatriation of proceeds in foreign currency next year.
Pepeliaev Group advises that the Russian Ministry of Labour and Social Protection has published Guidelines for the identification of a personal interest in procurement.
By its Resolution No. 32-P dated 2 July 2020 the Russian Constitutional Court has banned recovery from individuals under a civil law procedure (article 1064 of the Russian Civil Code) of damage caused to the state in the amount of arrears provided that the impossibility to recover such arrears in the manner established by tax legislation is not connected with the actions of the individual.
As we previously advised, Russian lawmakers continue to adopt regulations aimed at clearly defining the circle of not-for-profit and religious organisations to which property can be transferred for no fee and when relevant costs can be deducted for profit tax purposes.
Pepeliaev Group advises of potential amendments to the legislation on procurement.