Posts about “Russia Digital Vat”


Russia digital VAT: new law set for 2017 introduction

Tue, Dec 15, 2015
Russia digital VAT looks set to become a reality by 2017. But why is Russia making this move now? First, some context. At the start of December 2015 it was revealed that Russia plans to introduce a new value-added tax (VAT) on digital services provided by foreign companies in January 2017. This new 18% VAT (the standard rate) will mirror similar taxation intentions in the European Union (EU), and is aimed at non-Russian digital service companies supplying Russian consumers.