New open data of the FTS of Russia

In accordance with the Order of the Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation (FTS) of December 29, 2016 No. ММВ-7-14 / 729@, the official website of the FTS contains open data on the amounts of income and expenditure for more than 2 million companies based on financial statements for 2020.

Also, there is information on the amounts of every tax and fee and insurance premiums paid in 2020 for more than 3 million 700 thousand companies.

Starting from 2018, this information is updated on October 1 every year, in accordance with clause 1.1 of Art. 102 of the first part of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation.

The data is placed in Globas and provide additional opportunities for users to assess the figures and scale of counterparties.

On December 1, 2021, the publication of information by the Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation is expected on the amount of arrears, debts on taxes and fees of organizations, on insurance premiums, information on the presence of tax violations.

It should be recalled that the data is disclosed for Russian legal entities except strategic enterprises, organizations of the military-industrial complex and the largest taxpayers.

Legislative changes

Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1031 dated June 28, 2021 adopted the rules for the provision of the Russian Foundation for Information Technologies Development (RFRIT) with budgetary subsidies for reimbursement of costs for use of Russian software by small and medium-sized enterprises. This measure is provided by the federal project "Digital Technologies" of the national program "Digital Economy of the Russian Federation".

Russian copyright holders and cloud software developers will be able to participate in the project. Requirements for companies and conditions of competitive selection are approved by the above mentioned Government Decree.

Over 400 thousand licenses will be offered at a reduced price in order to implement this support measure. Budget of the program until the end of 2024 is 7 billion rubles.

As a result of the project Russian developers will get compensations in amount of 50% of licenses' costs resulting in small and medium-sized enterprises purchasing software twice cheaper. This will facilitate the transition to domestic IT products, and small and medium-sized enterprises will be able to expand their business by reducing costs.

The only condition for enterprises’ participation is to be registered in the Unified Register of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises of the Federal Tax Service of the Russian Federation. Filling out any applications or reporting is not required.

We would like to point out that according to Rosstat turnover of organizations in the field of information technology in 2020 increased by 33% compared to the previous year.