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NATALIA KORNIENKO: SUCCESSFUL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION IN THIS COUNTRY IS 99% DEPENDENT ON AN OFFICIAL’S PERSONALITY

26 july 2019

The greatest danger associated with a single database on all Russians is that it creates a possibility to change, within seconds, your entire life. This is what Natalia Kornienko, Head of the Gaidar Institute’s Tax System Development Department said in her interview with Radio Sputnik.

ALEKSEY VEDEV: I AM AGAINST THE RUBLE’S ARTIFICIAL DEVALUATION AND DEPRECIATION

25 july 2019

Aleksey Vedev, leading researcher at the Financial Studies Department of the Gaidar Institute, gave his comments on forecasts concerning the ruble’s strength in an interview with Yango.Pro.

SERGEY PRIKHODKO: IF NOTHING UNTOWARD HAPPEN, CREDIT FOR SUCH AN OUTCOME WILL LIKEWISE BE GIVEN TO THE MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

25 july 2019

Executive Director of the Gaidar Institute Sergey Prikhodko offered his comments in an interview with Kommersant FM.

ALEKSEY VEDEV: MOST OF HOUSEHOLDS VIRTUALLY SURVIVE

08 july 2019

Aleksey Vedev, Leading Researcher, Financial Studies Department, gave a comment to “Gazeta.ru”.

NIKOLAY MILOGOLOV AND AZAMAT BERBEROV: TURBULENCE IN THE WORLD OF INTERNATIONAL TAXATION: PRESENT AND FUTURE

05 july 2019

International tax relations go through ambivalent period in their long history. Countries continue to uphold the position to maintain international tax competitiveness while agreements concluded of double tax evasion are subjected more often to criticism for “encouraging” tax base erosion.

ALEXANDER DERYUGIN: ONE OF THE MAIN REASONS OF “UNCOMPLETED PROJECTS” IS HIGH LEVEL OF BUREAUCRACY

03 july 2019

Experts of the Gaidar Institute commented to “Izvestia” on the situation related to mothballed state projects discovered by Accounts Chamber.der

NIKOLAY MILOGOLOV AND VLADIMIR GROMOV: TAX EVASION IN RUSSIA: WAYS TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM

02 july 2019

Development of an effective tax system is a critical prerequisite of economic growth, improvement of investment and business climate in Russia.

SERGEY TSUKHLO: INDUSTRY DEMOSTRATE MORE DESIRE TO OVERCOME STAGNATION

01 july 2019

Sergey Tsukhlo, Head of IEP Business Survey Department, commented data of the May survey of industrialists to “Economy and life” periodical.

Taxation of Cross-Border Trade: Challenges and Solutions

15 january 2019

The aggregate volume of the main segments of the Russian e-business market estimated at Rb 1,357.3bn, Rb 2,031.2bn and Rb 2,347.0bn in 2013, 2015 and 2016, respectively, keeps growing.  It is to be noted that in Russia growth rates of various sectors of e-business are much higher than those of the economy as a whole.

Revenues from Privatization and State Property Management in Draft Federal Budget for 2019-2021

30 october 2018

The draft federal budget for 2019 and the 2020-2021 planned period submitted by the Russian Government to the Parliament suggests utilization of funds received from the privatization of federal property as a separate source of the federal budget deficit funding.

Freelancers will have their own tax regulations

24 september 2018

Special tax regulations for freelancers, i.e. individuals making their living on their own without engaging labor could be introduced in Russia already in 2019.

Evaluation of tax breaks and exemption may become a part of the budgetary process in the Russian Federation

19 september 2018

In September 2018, the Government of Russia submitted a draft of the federal law envisaging evaluation of the shortfall in budget revenues from tax breaks and exemption as well as their control in the budgetary process along with direct budgetary expenditures, to the State Duma of the Russian Federation. These amounts will be accounted as tax expenditures.

Macroeconomic benefits from the VAT increase from 18 to 20%

21 june 2018

The Government suggested to raise the value added tax (VAT) from 18 to 20% as from January 2019.

Starting 2019, VAT will be added to the Single Agricultural Tax

19 june 2018

Starting 2019, agricultural taxpayers will become VAT payers as well, required amendments to the chapters 21 and 26.1 of the RF Tax Code have been drafted and are about to come into effect.

The Quality of Competition in the Banking Sector is Seriously Deteriorating

20 april 2018

A license-withdrawing process and procedures for rehabilitation of large Russian banks, such as FK Otkrytie, the Binbank and the Promsvyazbank resulted in worsening of the competition in the banking sector in 2017.