Joint investment institutions have taken their place in the CIS market as an effective tool for financing housing, operations with loan portfolios and other investment projects. An important role in the development of joint investment institutions was played by state incentives in the form of tax incentives.
Lawyers specializing in the resolution of arbitration tax disputes indicate that the peculiarities of taxation of joint investment institutions are that, not being a legal entity, joint investment institutions do not pay income tax on income received, which avoids double taxation. That is, investor funds are taxed only once, at the stage of profit distribution among investors, but are not taxed at the level of joint investment institutions. Continue reading
On 5.10.2016, the Government approved the draft amendments to the Tax Code developed by the Ministry of Finance (hereinafter – the Ministry of Finance). Before the document was submitted to Parliament, the Government sent it to the Presidential Reform Council. .
At the same time, in October alone, 7 bills were proposed in the Parliament proposing amendments to the Tax Code. Given the large number of bills proposing amendments, parliamentarians are waiting for a “hot” fall to discuss changes to the Tax Code. Continue reading