Prospects, comments, solutions

ProsperoScope is a newsletter of Deloitte’s Private Client Service team. This newsletter presents recent and upcoming changes in Russian and international tax legislation, and information about trends and interesting developments in the private client world.

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24 June 2021

Personal trusts: preserving capital for future generations

Starting from 1 March 2022, individuals will be able to establish living personal trusts.

Why is it important?

The creation of a personal trust can serve various purposes:

  • to effectively manage one’s assets
  • to create a financial legacy for years to come
  • to secure uninterrupted business operation  after one’s death
  • to ensure succession.


15 February 2021

Anticipated clamp down on personal taxes

This issue highlights the latest initiatives aimed at strengthening the fiscal control over individuals.

The initiatives are:

  • to establish a specialised tax inspectorate for high-net-worth individuals
  • to introduce amendments to the Russian Tax Code, obliging banks to report to the Russian tax authorities full account holder information
  • to toughen up criminal sanctions for individual tax offenders.
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