Tax Advice

The BC+ tax practice employs professionals who specialise in various areas of tax law and have experience in solving any problems that customers may face in the field of taxation.
We do not limit ourselves to tax consulting. We offer our customers not only recommendations on creating an effective business tax structure, but also its implementation and protection in the course of any possible tax control activities.

Tax services:
Tax advice at the stage of business planning in Russia:

  • Selection of the most optimal taxation system for the initial stage of business organisation;
  • Recommendations on possible options for financing the company initially;
  • Advice on VAT deduction or acceptance of expenses at the start-up stage in compliance with legislation, judicial practice, and recommendations of the tax authorities;
  • Issues of qualification of a foreign business as a permanent establishment;
  • Advice on possible ways to increase net assets and minimise tax consequences.

Tax advice:

  • Issues of proper registration of various business and financial transactions, including sale and purchase of goods, provision of services, performance of work, granting licenses and loans, contributions to property, and transfer of property without compensation, taking into account Russian legislation and double tax treaties;
  • Tax audit of business transactions in terms of tax risks;
  • Tax structuring to minimise any possible tax risks.

Development of by-laws and regulations for companies (tax policy, regulations on bonuses, regulations on business trips, code of conduct, etc.);

Development of contracts, taking into account tax legislation and accounting (including employment contracts and civil law contracts);

Analysis of existing contracts in terms of tax effects;

Recommendations on drafting/preparation of tax documents and responses to requests from tax authorities, including preparation for interrogations;

Representing customers in disputes with tax authorities, drafting complaints against actions or omissions of tax authorities, drafting objections to reports/decisions of tax audits, pre-trial and judicial appeals;

Preparation of notices on controlled transactions and documents to confirm compliance with the arm’s-length principle in accordance with transfer pricing legislation;

Advice to individuals on tax issues, preparation of 3-NDFL (personal income tax) returns, statement of tax deductions, statements of foreign accounts, and CFC reporting.

We are ready to work with companies from any business area, and we can provide high-quality services even on non-standard tax issues. Our tax practice customers operate in a wide range of industries, from development and construction to real estate management, from food production to restaurants, from agriculture to retail, and from software development to implementation

Andrey Vladimirov Head of Tax Section