"What the Russian President has amended in the tax legislation and how it will impact business", an article by BGP Litigation partner Alexander Golikov, has been published on the website of Finance Director magazine

The article addresses key amendments to the Tax Code which will take effect in 2017 and are aimed at implementing provisions of the Fundamental Areas of Tax Policy. Among them:

- higher property taxes;
- fulfilment of the duty to pay taxes and levies;
- the 'return' of insurance contributions to the Tax Code;
- changes to deductions;
- a two-year exemption from personal income tax for the self-employed.

The full text of the article (in Russian) is available here: "Что Президент России поправил в налоговом законодательстве и как это отразится на бизнесе".