VAT on electronic services

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LowLands Accounting Services provides assistance with registering at the local tax authorities and VAT returns to foreign electronic service suppliers
Foreign suppliers of electronic services and foreign intermediaries involved in settlements with Russian taxpayers for electronically supplied services are obliged to register with Russian tax authorities for the purpose of paying VAT

Which companies are VAT on electronic services applicable to?

Below is a list of the services that are considered as electronic services:
  • Software and video games
  • Search machine engines and social networks
  • Music, books, films
  • Ads and trading platforms
  • Databases, hosting, websites
Examples (non-limitative) of excluded services are:
  • Online sale of goods and / or services that are delivered/performed without Internet
  • Provision of advisory services by emai
  • Sale of licences for software and databases on tangible storage
  • Provision of Internet access services

What is included in LowLands Accounting Services' support?

  • Determining whether your company needs to be registered;
  • Registering with the Russian tax authorities;
  • Submitting VAT returns;
  • Executing VAT payments from abroad to the Russian tax authorities.
The price is calculated individually and depends on your individual situation. Please contact us directly to receive a personalised commercial offer

Cost of LowLands support with VAT on electronic services

Why choose LowLands Accounting Services as your reliable partner?

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As your Russian business moves through different growth stages, support needs change over time. We're ready to go along with you and support as needed, not limiting ourselves to just the static terms of our agreement
Our consultants provide support in many different day-to-day operations for clients in different industries. We are always ready to share our experience and act pro-actively, offering you support beyond just an accounting solution
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You receive reporting solutions that deliver information in your preffered formats while being compliant with all Russian accounting standards and keeping a full reconciliation between both reporting standards

If you want to know more about Russian regulation on electronic services or have your VAT returns taken care of by LowLands Accounting Services, please contact us