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Overview of tax events for June 2020 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.
Material changes concerning administrative liability for violations of currency legislation On 7 July the Russian State Duma adopted a law easing liability for violations of currency legislation. The law’s coming into force may make it possible not to pay the fines for previous violations or to pay such fines at a reduced rate in the event that the fines have not been recovered.  
The Ministry of Labour has issued recommendations for identifying a personal interest in procurement

Pepeliaev Group advises that the Russian Ministry of Labour and Social Protection has published Guidelines for the identification of a personal interest in procurement.

The Russian Government has approved the terms under which self-regulating organisations grant loans to their members

Pepeliaev Group advises that, on 8 July 2020, the Russian Government’s Resolution (the “Resolution”) came into force establishing the rules for self-regulating organisations (also the “SROs”) to grant loans to their members.

The Russian Constitutional Court has limited recovery from individuals if no arrears can be recovered from a taxpayer

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.

Rules have been approved for granting subsidies to SMEs and socially oriented non-commercial organisations as compensation for costs on preventing COVID-19 Pepeliaev Group advises that on 2 July 2020 the Government, in its resolution No. 976, approved the rules for granting direct free-of-charge non-recurring financial aid from the government to individual categories of small and medium-sized enterprises and socially oriented non-commercial organisations for the recipients of subsidies to get a partial compensation for the costs on taking measures in 2020 to prevent the new coronavirus infection. 
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