Assists in the application of different types of agreements in order to achieve a business objective. Analysis of commercial contracts on compliance with the commercial purpose of the transaction and the provisions of the legislation of the Russian Federation, including tax, and, if necessary, will develop recommendations for adjustments and / or supplement the provisions of the treaty; Tax considerations (particularly with regard to the initial investment) often have a significant impact on the form and profitability of a proposed transaction or investment. Our advice is always integrated with civil, regulatory, forex and other aspects, which means that we are able to provide our clients with practical and economically viable solutions. The practice specializes in the tax structuring of investments in the Russian economy, with a particular focus on sectors in which significant foreign investment has been made over the past 15 years, including the consumer goods, real estate, automotive, pharmaceutical, and oil and gas sectors. Assistance in the pre-trial resolution of tax disputes (including – legal assistance for tax audits, preparation of objections to tax audits and preparation of complaints against decisions of tax authorities). Recommend how you can reflect a particular process in accounting to optimize taxation. Propose an alternative system of contractual relationship that participates in the operation, more attractive from a tax point of view. Determine the possibility of using tax incentives if and as far as possible, give comprehensive recommendations on the use of these benefits Depending on your company in Russia, different tax regimes can be chosen when setting up the company. There is a general tax system and a simplified system.
We advise you on the advantages and disadvantages of both systems and advise you on the best application in your particular case. Based in Russia, our global tax practices team is one of the largest international law firms in Russia and has 21 tax and customs firms. Provide an analysis of contracts based on tax consequences.. . . .