Deloitte online: News to your desk
From October, specialists from our Tax & Legal department will be conducting live conferences that will be broadcast online through weekly webcasts to discuss hot tax and legal news. You will find the webcast schedule for October – December 2014 below.
Detailed information for each webcast will be made available on our website and sent with conference invites. The conferences will be in Russian and participation will be free of charge.
A message with a link to the online presentation will be sent one week before the webcast. You can also find information and links to the web conferences on our website.
If you would like to receive further information, or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Natalia Goncharova or Nikolay Isaev.
We hope you will be able to listen along to our conferences.
25 December 2014
Antimonopoly legislation hot topics
The webcast will cover recent changes to antimonopoly legislation.
11 December 2014
Disputing the cadastral value of real estate
The webcast will provide insight into the current practice applied by the tax authorities when disputing the cadastral value of real estate for property tax purposes.
27 November 2014
Customs hot topics
During this conference our customs specialists will highlight some of the most pressing issues facing companies carrying out foreign economic activity.
Transfer pricing for permanent establishments of foreign companies in Russia
The webcast will cover the application of new transfer pricing rules to permanent establishments of foreign companies in Russia. In particular, we will discuss the following key issues:
30 October 2014
Practical aspects of amendments to the taxation of securities transactions for tax agents
This webcast will cover the latest changes to legislation regarding the taxation of securities transactions. In particular, we will discuss those changes that came into effect this year and those scheduled to come into effect on 1 January 2015, as well as the new requirements imposed on tax agents in view of these changes.
16 October 2014
R&D tax incentive (superdeduction of qualifying expenses with respect to their recognition for tax purposes)
Companies that invest in the creation of brand new or improved products, services, technologies and management processes can claim a 150% deduction of expenses incurred during R&D activities, reducing the profits tax base. Only a handful of companies in Russia are currently taking advantage of this benefit. This webcast will be focused on the practical aspects of applying the R&D superdeduction. We hope this conference will be of interest to companies conducting eligible R&D activities across a range of industries.
2 October 2014
New procedure for granting accreditation to representative offices and branches in accordance with recent changes to legislation
During this webcast we will be setting forth the new procedure for accrediting the representative offices and branches of foreign companies, recently introduced to Russian legislation.
22 May 2014
Recent amendments to the RF Civil Code: Intellectual Property.
During the conference our specialists will discuss recent changes to the RF Civil Code regarding regulation of the rights to use the results of intellectual activities and means of individualization, paying special attention to the following issues:
- Termination of exclusive rights: collateral, forfeiture, provision of usage rights
- Specifics of regulation of the activities of intermediaries
- Work for hire
- Know-how, etc.
20 March 2014
VAT separate accounting: issues, practice, risks
The following will be discussed during the webcast: specific issues arising upon maintaining separate accounting for VAT purposes taking into account recent court practice and clarifications of the Russian Ministry of Finance as well as tax authorities, with examples of complex and disputable situations which may take place depending on methods of the revenue calculation applied by companies
13 March 2014
Calculation of deferred taxes in credit organization in accordance with Russian accounting standards (RAS)
Issues related to the calculation of deferred taxes will be discussed during the conference.
06 March 2014
Novelties in the Russian Civil Code
The webcast will cover amendments to the Russian Civil Code.
19 February 2014
Transfer pricing audits
19 December 2013
Overview of amendments to the banking legislation ("On the amendments to the legislation of the Russian Federation" №146-FZ dated 02 July 2013)
The webcast will cover key amendments to the banking legislation.
17 December 2013
Hot customs topics
During this conference our Customs specialists will highlight some of the most pressing issues facing companies carrying out foreign economic activity.
12 December 2013
Use of international experience in the Russian transfer pricing analysis
The following approaches will be discussed: aggregation of transactions, limited risk and fully fledged distributors, year-end TP adjustments.
05 December 2013
IFRS/ US GAAP Deferred taxes
Methodological aspects of practical calculation of IFRS/ US GAAP deferred taxes will be discussed during the conference.
28 November 2013
Refund of personal income tax overpayments
During this conference our specialists will describe the process for personal income tax overpayment refunds when an employee’s tax residence status changes.
14 November 2013
Individual taxation in the US: the main issues and current practice
The conference will focus on the main issues of individual taxation in the US and current practice.
This conference will be in English
11 November 2013
Resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Arbitration Court of the Russian Federation №57 dated 30 July 2013 "On some issues arising within the course of application of the Russian Tax Code by the Arbitration courts
The webcast covered the main aspect of legal implementation of the Russian Tax Code, analyzed in the Resolution