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Criminal liability for social taxes

Criminal liability for social taxes

Criminal liability for non-payment of social taxes may be returned into legal system until the end of July 2017, according to the information from the legislative drafting commission.

Heavy fines are to be implemented, constituting from 200 thousand up to 2 million rubles for legal entities and up to 300 thousand rubles for individual entrepreneurs. Non-payment of a particularly large amount may imply imprisonment up to 7 years.

After criminal liability implementation, tax office will provide information on file submittance to police authorities when claiming underpayments from taxpayers.