About 40 foreign IT-companies will pay a "tax on Google" in Russia
The Federal Tax Service (FTS) has put on the account for the payment of tax Google, Apple, Microsoft, Samsung Electronics, a football club Chelsea, Netflix, and another 12 companies. Tax on Google called VAT of internet sales by foreign companies Russians electronic services and electronic products.
About it reports Interfax with reference to the statement of head FNS Mihail Mishustin, made during a meeting with Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev:
From January 1, began to operate the law about the taxation of electronic services provided by foreign companies, including those related to the delivery of any content — games, the respective electronic services on the territory of the Russian Federation. Today on the appropriate records supplied by Google, Apple, Microsoft, Samsung Electronics, Chelsea, Netflix
Just at the moment registration was filed by 39 companies, of which in addition listed on the account delivered to: Wargaming, Paddle.com Market Limited, Nintendo, Paddle Payments Limited, Innova Co S. a r.l., KNIGOLUB LTD, Ten Square Games Sp. z o.o. Valve Corporation, Аvangate BV, Digital River Ireland Limited Digital River GmbH, DR MyCommerce Ireland Limited.
According to head FNS, next week is expected statements of group companies Amazon. The registration deadline is January 31.
We will remind, the law on introduction of VAT on sales of digital services, so-called "tax on Google", was signed by the Russian President on 4 July 2016. From 1 January 2017, the law began to operate and now foreign IT-companies have to pay the Russian VAT of 18%.
The Federal tax service in July of last year has developed a portal "VAT office Internet companies", which foreign IT-companies can pay a "tax on Google" remotely. The service began operating on 1 January 2017.
"We did it in the form of electronic service. Can online to check, to test whether you want your company to submit an application and Declaration for payment of value added tax e-services if you have them. It is implemented in English. At the moment it all goes smoothly and it is important that the activities of large companies that never pay value added tax on the territory of Russia, is in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation", — said the head of the FNS.