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Deputy Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia the General-Colonel Elena Leonenko in conversation with RIA Novosti revealed the most popular scheme of leaving from taxes.
According to her, in Russia they often evade from payment of value added tax (VAT) and profit tax. “The most common form of tax crimes in Russia — this is standard when you create artificial circulation,” said Leonenko.
According to her, with the help of this method overestimated the costs and underestimated the amount of profit which is paid in income tax in a smaller size than it needs to be paid by law.
In addition, the amount of excessive spending by artificial document flow in the tax returns are deductions on VAT, said the representative of the Investigative Committee. It is also a common illegal compensation of the VAT from the budget.
Earlier Leonenko called the leaders among Russian regions by the number of tax crimes. In the first place was Moscow. In 2019 in the region was initiated 228 criminal cases. Next is Moscow oblast — 152 criminal cases. In addition, the five leaders in the number of tax crimes included Krasnodar Krai (133), Stavropol Krai (108) and Rostov oblast (96).
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