The FFA: the penalty for non-use of the system of accounting of wood will increase

The FFA: the penalty for non-use of the system of accounting of wood will increase


The unified state automated information system of accounting of wood and transactions with it works steadily, it made the information and transactions, and on the marking of logs of valuable species – oak, beech and ash when you export, said the head of the Federal forestry Agency Ivan Valentine.

MOSCOW, 30 Oct. Penalties for non-use of USAIS — unified state automated information system of accounting of wood and transactions with it is made from 2016 200 thousand rubles, said in an interview with the head of the Federal forestry Agency Ivan Valentine.

“It will be fines that are large enough — from 7 to 25 thousand for individual entrepreneurs and from 100 to 200 thousand for legal entities. the fines will be discharged for failure to submit, untimely submission or submission false information about the transactions,” said Valentine.

According to him, work on creation of USAIS is completed and from January 1, 2016 will begin full commercial operation of the system. From 1 January 2015 the system was launched as portal for the entry of information, and on July 1, capable of declaring trades with round timber.

“The system works steadily, it made the information and transactions, and on the marking of logs of valuable species — oak, beech and ash, when exporting, access to the interior Ministry, the Federal financial monitoring service, tax, customs service and judicial bailiffs. The first results of the USAIS this the increasing transparency of the timber market”, — said the head of the forestry Department.

As said the interlocutor of the Agency, customs quite strictly from 1 July started checking the marking on each log valuable species for export.

“Today more than 40 thousand of logs marked with tags, the business has adapted, and today the volume of all timber exports from the Far East became transparent. If there is a reason the customs officers or the tax authorities can check the history of the origin of each log, you can reach the company, which announced the availability of documents of title to the timber, to examine the tax statements, to see if there are any signs of a bogus company”, — said Valentine.

To talk about the obvious successes it is still early, however, a positive trend is already visible, he said.

“I think somewhere in a year after the launch, by early July 2016, will see the first results of its work through the success of other services — bailiffs, tax and customs. The control of legality of the market is in their care. Our goal is to provide the system and the presence of the control algorithms that will allow the agencies on our red boxes to see the signals of violations”, — concluded the Deputy head of the Ministry of environment.

The full text of the interview is available on the website ria.ru at 11.30 MSK.