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The subject matter of special investment contracts, and their tax consequences, are changing Pepeliaev Group advises that the new rules for regulating special investment contracts (SPIC 2.0) have come into force. Changes aimed at improving the taxation regime with regard to taxpayers who are SPIC participants have also been made to the Russian Tax Code. 
Holding companies’ beneficial ownership of income: the updated position of the Russian Federal Tax Service

Letter No. ED-4-13/15696@ “On holding companies’ beneficial ownership of income from sources in the Russian Federation” dated 8 August 2019 was published on the official website of the Russian Federal Tax Service on 13 August 2019. This letter evidences quite a serious change of the Service’s approach to the problem, which for many years has been the subject matter of tax disputes and professional discussions. 

Receiving salary through another bank: new timeframes for employees, and employers’ liability

Pepeliaev Group advises that laws have been passed which increase the period for employees to notify employers about receiving salary through another bank and which specify administrative liability for impeding employees’ rights when the latter choose a credit institution for their salary to be transferred to.

A law on crowdfunding (retail financial services) has been passed in the third reading Pepeliaev Group advises that a federal law “On attracting investments using investment platforms and amending certain items of Russian legislation” has been adopted.
Updated regulation in the sphere of shared-equity construction of real estate Pepeliaev Group law firm advises that a number of amendments to Federal Law No. 214-FZ dated 30 December 2004 (“Law No. 214-FZ”) have come into effect regarding participation in the shared-equity construction of apartment buildings and other real estate, as have amendments to other regulatory acts.
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