Foreign Internet companies filed a Declaration on “tax on Google” on 2 billion roubles

Foreign Internet companies filed a Declaration on “tax on Google” on 2 billion roubles


MOSCOW, may 4. /TASS/. Tax authorities in the first quarter of 2017 received 92 tax returns VAT from foreign suppliers of electronic services in Russia for the total amount of VAT of about 2 billion rubles this was reported in the press release of the Federal tax service (FTS) of the Russian Federation.

“Today, 111 of foreign companies registered in the tax authority. Companies that failed to submit a Declaration via “my account” will be sent notification of the need to submit tax returns. Even if the company had no operations in Russia, but consists on the account in tax body, the duty to submit “zero” tax return for her remains,” the message reads.

Currently, the tax authorities carry out an inspection aimed at foreign companies the amount of payment. Due to the fact that the procedure of payment of the tax amounts with foreign Bank accounts is quite difficult and takes some time, the tax authorities are working with foreign companies, payments of which are not yet available.

From 1 January 2017 entered into force a law under which foreign companies trading via the Internet is electronic content in the territory of Russia are obliged to pay the value added tax (VAT). The document became known in the Internet environment as a “tax on Google”.

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