The interlocutor of “Vedomosti” in law enforcement explained that the FSB conducted last Friday, the seizure of documents in the Oriflame office in Moscow and a logistics centre in Noginsk situated near Moscow on the claims of Federal tax service (FTS) to a subsidiary of the Swedish company OOO “Oriflame cosmetics”. According to him, the searches were necessary because the investigators have new data in case of failure to pay this company income tax a few years ago.
In FNS have considered that Oriflame in 2013-2014 reduced the amount of their income and remit your actual profit under the guise of royalty payments to the Dutch address of the company Oriflame Cosmetics B. V.
The publication indicates that the court considered the two claims of “Oriflame cosmetics” to FTS. In one case, the company is disputing the payment of VAT and penalties of $ 530 million rubles In the second case of “Oriflame cosmetics” have challenged additional 580 million rubles of taxes. In connection with any or all of these cases audited, the newspaper reported. In both cases the courts decided in favor of the tax.
April 22 in the Central office of the TFR and the center of public relations of the FSB failed to promptly respond to the request about the reasons for the searches. In a press-service FNS also said he did not know about the seizure of documents.
The Ambassador of Sweden in Russia Peter Erickson stated that did not understand how it was possible to close on Friday, the Oriflame office, given that in the Russian plant invested €150 million and the company employs thousands of sellers.