Certification of workplaces was replaced in 2013 with special assessment of working conditions which is meant to fulfill the same functions, i.e. identify harmful and hazardous factors in the workplace and provide employees with means of protection against negative factors, as well as other...
Passing unscathed through fire and flood: The Constitutional Court has solved the conundrum of compensation for unused leave
At the end of October 2018, the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation rendered ruling, which cleared up the uncertainty around the calculation and payment of compensation for unused leave.
Reminder: Notices of salary payment to highly qualified specialists must be submitted to the local office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs by the end of October
We would like to remind you that notices of salary payment to highly qualified specialists for the third quarter of 2018 must be submitted to the local office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs dealing with migration matters no later than October 31, 2018.
On October 03, 2018, the President of Russia signed a law amending the Criminal Code by adding a new article (Article 1441) on liability for unfair dismissal and refusal to hire people on grounds of their pre-pension age.
The third transfer pricing case has not been long in coming, and it is the transactions of PAO Toliattiazot (further “TOAZ”) for supply of ammonia to a Swiss trader Nitrochem Distribution AG (further “Nitrochem”) that were scrutinized by tax authorities this time.
The now well-established annual tax conference organized by SPIBA Finance Committee was held on March 05, 2019, and a whole host of business representatives (lawyers, CFOs, accountants and tax specialists) attended this event.
The beginning of spring was marked by the traditional Friday business breakfast of the Leaders Club which took place on March 01, 2019. Anton Kabakov, Partner at Forte Tax & Law, spoke at this event, providing the club members with key tax takeaways for 2018 and current trends in tax practice.
The annual Doing Business 2019: Training for Reform Report was published recently by the World Bank. Doing Business is a global survey and rating of countries ranked by the business conditions they offer.
Forte Tax & Law held last week its last seminar of the year on changes in Russian and international tax legislation which will come into force in 2019.
SPIBA held on Wednesday December 12, 2018 a Q&A session with St. Petersburg Finance Committee Chairman Alexey Alexeevich Korabelnikov which was moderated by Anton Kabakov, Partner at Forte Tax & Law.
The second online tax marathon was held on December 5-7, 2018 on the portal CFO Café. This event turned out to be massive with over 500 CFOs, chief accountants and corporate tax lawyers in attendance.
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