Natalia Kornienko: ‘The issue of competition between domestic online retail and cross-border e-commerce should be resolved by much more sophisticated methods

Natalia Kornienko, Head of the Tax System Development Department, Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy, made a number of comments, for the RNS information agency, regarding a recent tax proposal put forth by the AITC.

The RNS information agency published the comments made by Natalia Kornienko, author of ‘An Overview of the State of the Electronic Trading Market in the RF’, on the recent proposal to enter uniform 15 percent collecting from all purchases in foreign online shops put forth by the Association of Internet Trading Companies.

Our expert’s main idea is as follows.