Legal support of investment projects in Russia


The Tax Code has been supplemented with chapter 3.6, which establishes taxation specifics of implementing an APECI Pepeliaev Group advises that on 28 June 2022, two federal laws were adopted that amend the Tax Code and Federal Law “On protecting and encouraging capital investments in the Russian Federation” and that are aimed at improving the mechanism of APECIs.
A law has been adopted to protect and encourage capital investments in Russia Pepeliaev Group advises that, starting from 1 April, Federal Law No. 69-FZ dated 1 April 2020 “On protecting and encouraging capital investments in the Russian Federation” came into force. The Law regulates relationships in terms of investments that are made based on an agreement for the protection and encouragement of capital investments. At the same time, amendments have been made to the Russian Tax and Budgetary Codes (respectively, Federal Laws No. 70-FZ and No. 71-FZ, both dated 1 April 2020).
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. 
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.
The federal benefit for movable property will be abolished The institution of an investment tax deduction will be introduced into the Russian Tax Code

Pepeliaev Group advises that the Russian Government has submitted to the State Duma a draft law providing for an investment deduction to be established with respect to profit tax and for significant amendments to the application of the federal benefit relating to movable property starting from 2018.