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Business support and taxpayer incentives in certain territories of the Russian Arctic Zone

Become a resident
6
Residents
15.326 billion rubles
Investments declared
591
New jobs declared

Preferences for residents of the Russian Arctic Zone

VAT
Rate:
0%
When selling goods placed under the customs procedure of the free customs zone (FCZ). It does not apply to projects in solid mineral extraction.
Income tax
Rate:
0% for 10 years
From the moment the first profit is received. It does not apply to projects in solid mineral extraction.
Land tax
Rate:
0%
From the moment resident status was obtained or ownership of each land plot commenced, depending on the municipality
Corporate property tax
Rate:
0%
Starting from the tax period in which the organisation is included in the Register of the Russian Arctic Zone's residents
  • No quota on recruitment of foreign employees
  • Shortened inspection times (the term for scheduled inspections cannot exceed 15 business days)
  • Simplified procedure for granting land plots
  • The possibility of applying the free customs zone (FCZ) procedure on the developed and equipped land plots of residents.
  • The management company has the right to represent and protect the interests of the residents in court, to bring claims in cases arising from administrative and other public legal relations, and to protect the rights and legal interests of an indefinite range of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs with resident status.
  • Possibility of concluding concession agreements without tender procedures

Criteria for applicants

  • Resident status can be obtained by commercial organisations and individual entrepreneurs registered in the Russian Arctic Zone.
  • The minimum amount of capital investments in the investment project must be at least 1,000,000 rubles (excluding VAT).
  • The investment project or business activity must be new to the Applicant at the time of filing of the Application.

    A new project is deemed to be a project in which, at the time of filing of the application, the amount of capital investments made is less than 25% of the total investments provided for in the business plan (excluding the costs of purchasing subsurface use licences (if any).
  • The Applicant may not have the status of a participant in a regional investment project
  • The Applicant may not be in the process of reorganisation, liquidation or bankruptcy.
  • The Applicant must not have arrears in taxes and fees and insurance contributions to state extra-budgetary funds of the Russian Federation or debts with regard to other obligatory payments to the budgets of the budget system of the Russian Federation for the past calendar year in an amount exceeding twenty-five percent of the book value of the Applicant's assets

How to receive support

1
Creating a package of documents for submission of an Application
Creating a package of documents for submission of an Application
01. Application
02. Copies of constituent documents (for legal entities)
03. Business plan
04. Certificate of State Registration
05. Certificate of Registration with the Tax Authority
2
Submission of an application and documents
Submission of an application and documents
01. Submit documents in electronic form
02. Submit documents in hard copy
3
Conclusion of an agreement and inclusion in the Register of Residents of the Russian Arctic Zone
Conclusion of an agreement and inclusion in the Register of Residents of the Russian Arctic Zone
01. Decision on the Application
02. Conclusion of an agreement on activities
03. Inclusion in the register of residents of the Russian Arctic Zone

Regulatory framework

No. 193-FZ of 13.07.2020
Federal Law "On State Support of Business in the Russian Arctic Zone"
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What is the purpose of the support measure?
The measure is aimed at providing business support and taxpayer incentives in certain territories of the Russian Arctic Zone