Belarus

VILGERTS in Minsk, Belarus started in 2011 and today it is represented by 10-lawyer team with clear focus on Tax, Energy, Real Estate and Litigation.

The team, led by partner Roman Shpakovsky, helps foreign and local investors to start and grow their business in Belarus successfully. Most well known clients are Nike, Converse, Heineken, Modus Group, Monilaite-Thomeko, KPMG, ALD Automotive (Société Générale Group), Lloyd’s Register, Hilti.

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In Belarus, bitcoin goes legal.

Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies and tokens are legal and tax-free: High-technology Park residents (HTP residents) can buy and exchange tokens, and perform other operations using tokens; Cryptocurrency exchanges and cryptocurrency exchange operators will appear (detailed regulations are expected); Individuals can … Continued

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International tax expertise of Roman Shpakovsky certified by ADIT.

VILGERTS Partner Roman Shpakovsky has received an international taxation certificate from ADIT (UK-based Chartered Institute of Taxation). Currently, Roman Shpakovsky is the second ADIT-certified tax expert in Belarus. ADIT, the international taxation credential, is an advanced level designation in international cross-border … Continued

Who will pay offshore duty in the enforcement procedure?

At the procedure of debt recovery in favor of a non-resident some difficulties, related to participation in the enforcement, as well as actual transfer of money may arise. Thus, Belarusian tax legislation sets an obligation to pay an offshore duty … Continued