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In our Global Opportunities for Relocation 2018 report, BDO provides an overview of tax regimes around the world. Click through to our global map to see four broad types of tax regime.

Low tax/no tax – Countries that offer a headline rate of tax on income and capital gains of 20% or less


Other Key Facts

  • Immigration: More information to come
  • Tax rates
  • Began exchanging information under Common Reporting Standard: 2018 - Second wave adopter 


Russia, being the world’s largest country by surface area, spans over eleven time zones and have easy access to both Europe and Asia, which makes it unique and strategic location for doing global business in these regions.
Being one of the largest economies in the world, Russia offers numerous opportunities for investing in various areas, including real estate, financial services, IT, oil and gas, etc. The increasing number of HNW individuals in Russia in the recent years demonstrates the strength of its economy even under pressure.
Recent changes in Russian tax and accounting rules make Russia more integrated into global economies, while making it easier for foreigners to adapt to Russian business environment.
Easy to access to high quality shops, restaurants and service providers in the largest cities of Russia, such as Moscow and St. Petersburg, make lifestyle in the cities comparable to that in Europe and North America.
Rates of tax
Country Russia
Tax year 31st of December
Income Tax 13%
Capital Gains Tax - Residential Property 13%
Capital Gains Tax - Other Assets 13%
Corporation Tax Main rate 20%
Inheritance Tax N/A
Estate Tax N/A
Wealth Tax N/A
Sales Tax / VAT Standard rate 20%