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«Capital of the Arctic»Advanced Development Zone

Administrative and tax preferences for initiators
of new investment projects with investments of more than 500,000 rubles

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Preferences for residents of the «Capital of the Arctic» ADZ

Social insurance premiums
Rate:
7.6% for 10 years
Pension Fund of the Russian Federation — 6%
Social Insurance Fund — 1.5%
Territorial Federal Compulsory Medical Insurance Fund — 0,1%

Starting from the 1st day of the month following the month in which resident status was obtained.
Land tax
Rate:
0% from 3 to 5 years
From the moment resident status was obtained or ownership of each land plot commenced, depending on the municipality.
Mineral extraction tax
Reduction factor:
F = 0 from 0 to 2 years
F = 0.2 from 2 to 4 years
F = 0.4 from 4 to 6 years
F = 0.6 from 6 to 8 years
F = 0.8 from 8 to 10 years
The reduction factor is applied to the tax base of the mineral extraction tax from the beginning of application of the preferential income tax rate.
Income tax
Rate:
0% for 5 years
Rate:
12% for the next 5 years
From the moment the first profit is received.
Corporate property tax
Rate:
0% for 5 years
Rate:
1.1% for the next 5 years
Starting from the tax period in which the organisation is included in the Register of the ADZ's residents.
  • No quota on recruitment of foreign employees. (The share is set by the ADZ's Supervisory Board)
  • Shortened inspection times. (The term for scheduled inspections cannot exceed 15 business days)
  • Provision of land plots to residents for the implementation of investment projects at preferential lease and redemption rates. (The cost of leasing for each land plot is calculated individually, taking preferential ratios into account)
  • 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.

Criteria for applicants

  • Resident status may be obtained by commercial organisations and individual entrepreneurs that were registered in the territory of the ADZ and which do not have branches outside the ADZ.
  • The minimum amount of capital investments in the investment project must be 500,000 rubles (excluding VAT).
  • The Applicant's types of business activities must correspond to the types of activity established in Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. ______ dd. _____
  • 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 25% of the book value of the Applicant's assets

How to receive support

1
Creating a document set
Creating a document set
01. Application
Annex 1 to Order of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East No. 42 dated 2 April 2015 (as amended by Order of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East No. 16 dd. 24 January 2017)
«Application form for an agreement on conducting activities in the advanced social and economic development zone»
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02. Business plan
Order of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East No. 42
«On approval of the application form for an agreement on activities in the advanced social and economic development zone, a model form of a business plan, and the criteria and methods for evaluation of the application and the business plan»
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03. Constituent documents (Articles of Association for legal entities, copy of the passport for individual entrepreneurs)
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04. Certificate of State Registration / Record Sheet of the Unified State Register of Legal Entities
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05. Certificate of Registration with the Tax Authority
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Submission of an application and documents
Submission of an application and documents
01. Submission of the documents to the Management Company
Application review within 15 business days
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Conclusion of an agreement
Conclusion of an agreement
01. Decision on the Application
Sending of a response to the Applicant within 10 business days from the date of the decision
02. Conclusion of an Agreement on Activities in the «Capital of the Arctic» ADZ
Within 1 month from the date of the decision
03. Inclusion in the register of residents
Within 5 business days from the signing of the Agreement

Regulatory framework

Federal Law No. 473-FZ of 29 December 2014
«On advanced social and economic development zones in the Russian Federation»
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Order of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East No. 16 dd. 24 January 2017
«On amendments to Order of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East No. 342 dd. 2 April 2015 «On approval of the application form for an agreement on activities in the advanced social and economic development zone, a model form of a business plan, and the criteria and methods for evaluation of the application and the business plan»»
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ПOrder of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East No. 9 dd. 6 February 2015
«On approval of the form of a certificate certifying the registration of a legal entity or individual entrepreneur as a resident of the advanced social and economic development zone»
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Order of the Ministry for the Development of the Russian Far East No. 19 dd. 27 February 2015
«On approval of the procedure for maintaining the register of residents of the advanced social and economic development zone, the information contained in this register, and the submission of documents confirming the status of a resident of the advanced social and economic development zone»
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Questions about the «Capital of the Arctic» ADZ

What is the «Capital of the Arctic» ADZ?
An Advanced Development Zone (ADZ) is a part of the territory of a particular constituent entity of the Russian Federation that has a special legal regime for business activities.
What territory is included in the «Capital of the Arctic» ADZ?
The land plots that are included in the «Capital of the Arctic» ADZ shall be regulated by an Annex to the Decrees of the Government of the Russian Federation