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Double Tax Treaties in Russia

Updated on Wednesday 13th December 2017

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Double-Tax-Treaties-in-Russia.jpgForeign investors who are operating a company in Russia are entitled to benefit from the provisions of the double taxation treaties signed by the representatives of the state, as long as the country in which the businessmen are tax residents has signed a treaty for the avoidance of double taxation with this country. The main aspects of a double taxation agreement (DTA) refer to various tax reductions or exemptions applicable to companies or natural persons, for matters such as royalties, dividends, capital gains and many others. Our team of company formation representatives can provide an in-depth presentation to the investors who are interested in opening a company in Russia


DTAs signed by Russia  

Businessmen interested in company formation in Russia must know that the county signed numerous double taxation agreements
At the moment, Russia signed DTAs with the following contracting states:  Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Chile, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, North Korea, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam. 
Our team of company formation agents in Russia can offer more details on the stipulations of the above mentioned treaties

Legal aspects related to the DTAs concluded in Russia  

The DTAs signed by Russia with other contracting states are drafted in accordance with the Model Agreements on Avoidance of Double Taxation of Income and Property
At the same time, the Russian DTAs also take into consideration the provisions of the Model Tax Convention on Income and Capital imposed by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
The documents refer to the taxation of residents and legal entities, tax residents of one of the contracting states mentioned above, and it prescribes the way in which it is applied for numerous aspects, such as: 
taxation of residents;
taxation on permanent establishments;
taxation of dividends and royalties.
Persons interested in company registration in Russia are invited to contact our team of company formation consultants for more details on the main benefits deriving from this type of treaties.

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