Double Tax Treaties with Russia

Double Tax Treaties with Russia
Double Tax Treaties with Russia

Foreign investors operating a company in Russia are entitled to benefit from the provisions of the double taxation treaties signed by the state representatives,

as long as the country in which the businessmen are tax residents have signed a treaty for the avoidance of double taxation with this country.

The main aspects of a double taxation agreement (DTA) refer to various tax reductions or exemptions applicable to companies or natural persons for matters such

as royalties, dividends, capital gains, and many others. 

Our team of company formation representatives can provide an in-depth presentation to the investors who are interested in opening a company in Russia

DTAs signed by Russia. 

Business people interested in company formation in Russia must know that the county has signed numerous double taxation agreements

At the moment, Russia signed DTAs with the following contracting states:

Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Botswana, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Chile,

Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran,

Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, North Korea, South Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg,

Macedonia, Malaysia, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway,

Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sweden,

Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam. 

Our team in Russia can offer more details on the stipulations of the mentioned treaties

The DTAs signed by Russia with other contracting states are drafted following the Model Agreements on Avoidance of Double Taxation of Income and Property

At the same time, the Russian DTAs also consider the provisions of the Model Tax Convention on Income and Capital imposed by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

The documents refer to the taxation of residents and legal entitiestax residents of one of the contracting states mentioned above, and it prescribes how it is applied for numerous aspects, such as: 

  • taxation of residents;
  • taxation on permanent establishments;
  • taxation of dividends and royalties.

Persons interested in company registration in Russia are invited to contact our company formation consultants for more details on the main benefits deriving from this type of treaty.

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