The FSB and FTS came in the company of agricultural holdings due to possible tax evasion
Moscow. 13 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — Employees of management “To” FSB of Russia and its regional offices, and on conducting examination and seizure of documents at the enterprises of large agricultural holdings of the Russian Federation, informed “Interfax” a source familiar with the situation.
According to him, the actions of security forces linked to possible tax evasion, illegal reimbursement (non-payment) the VAT amounts, as well as the failure by economic entities of the agreements reached at the signing of the Charter in the sphere of circulation of agricultural products.
Work is carried out in 13 regions: Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Tambov, Chelyabinsk, Sverdlovsk, Voronezh, Moscow, Saratov, Penza, Leningrad, Belgorod, Lipetsk regions and in Mordovia.
As reported, the Charter in the sphere of turnover of agricultural products was signed by the major exporters and producers of grain last year and aims to ensure that all participants in the circulation of agricultural products faithfully carried the tax burden, all trade transactions were transparent methods and eliminates the multistep process of resale of agricultural products, and to form militant action against companies avoiding taxes.
The need for the signing of the Charter arose in connection with the fact that some farmers pay the so-called unified agricultural tax, which does not provide for the payment of VAT. Others pay VAT at the rate of 10%.
As for export transactions VAT returns, his debtors resorted to various schemes for obtaining these funds, often involving numerous intermediaries. The annual budget losses from this are estimated at 65 billion a year, according to the National Association of exporters of agricultural products (NAESP).
NAESP and the Association of a bona fide market participants, together with the Public chamber created an information resource that will inform market participants about the persons, having, according to the ask VAT-2 (a new service on to check the VAT deduction), signs of immature source application of tax benefits in the form of VAT refund. It will allow market participants to make informed decisions about the choice of the counterparty to the possibility of rapid settlement of the “gap”. This will give the opportunity to reduce the risk of tax claims.
The purpose of life is to encourage fair competition, ensuring effective regulation of the market, including by improving fiscal discipline of its members and provide conditions for equal pricing.