“Google tax” in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine

09 December | 10:00 am (CET) | Webinar
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Language: English

About the event

Success rules for foreign companies, providing e-services

The controversial “google tax law” obliging foreign companies rendering electronic services to register a local legal entity is already in effect in Russia and Belarus. Starting January, 1st 2022 this law is coming into force in Ukraine and Kazakhstan as well. The new legislation on the level of the Eurasian Economic Union is also on the way.

Large market players, such as SaaS and IaaS providers, global marketplaces or online advertising services providers have already developed sustainable legal and tax strategy to mitigate negative impact of the law on their business. However many smaller players, such as mobile application developers, may still have no clear picture how to procced to ensure compliance with the “google tax law”.


  • What to do if your company provides electronic services in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan or Ukraine?
  • What are the requirements for legal entity registration in each country?
  • What are the obligations of foreign companies after registration?
  • What needs to be changed in service provisioning agreements?
  • How to correctly calculate VAT for each country?
  • What are the risks and penalties for incompliance?

Join our free webinar “Google tax in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine” on December, 9th, 10 am CET to find out! 

SCHNEIDER GROUP local tax experts from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine will present practical cases and provide recommendations for foreign e-services companies for their long-term success on the local market.

About speakers

Ekaterina Lakatosh
Head of Tax Practice, SCHNEIDER GROUP Moscow
Ekaterina joined SCHNEIDER GROUP in 2017 as senior tax expert. She has in-depth knowledge in value-added tax, corporate taxation, foreign currency control, and international tax structuring, including double taxation treaties.  She has over 20 years of experience.

Ekaterina specialises in supporting SCHNEIDER GROUP’s customers during tax audits, in tax dispute resolution, and in comprehensive tax due diligence. International and Russian companies from pharmaceutical, construction, consulting, insurance, retail, and IT industries rely on Ekaterina’s professional expertise.
Artem Barinov
Director, Legal & Tax, SCHNEIDER GROUP, Ukraine
Mariya Nazarova
Head of Legal & Tax Practice, SCHNEIDER GROUP, Kazakhstan
Sergey Odintsov
Head of Legal & Tax, SCHNEIDER GROUP Minsk
Sergey provides legal and tax advice to Belarusian and international businesses. He focuses on corporate and commercial law, taxation, business setup and restructuring, as well as investment projects and supports company clients in mergers and acquisitions.
Since 2006, Sergey has been collaborating with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the World Bank on the “Doing Business in...” project. Sergey has more than 15 years of professional experience.

SCHNEIDER GROUP has been helping businesses to expand to new geographical markets since 2003, offering a full range of business support services: from developing strategy for successful market-entry to helping arrange or optimize accounting, reporting and financial planning processes and establishing efficient IT infrastructures.

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