Advanced Special Economic Zone "Beringovskiy"

Advanced Special Economic Zone "Beringovskiy"

Within the framework of implementation of the Federal Law No. 473-FZ dated 29.12.2014 "On Advanced Special Economic Zones in the Russian Federation", by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated August 21, 2015 No. 876 "On Establishment of the "Beringovsky" Advanced Special Economic Zone", "Beringovsky" ASEZ was created.

ASEZ is created with the purpose to form favorable conditions to attract investments, ensure accelerated social and economic development and create comfortable conditions for life support of the population

"Beringovsky" AZES includes the territories of two municipal entities of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug — the territory of Anadyr urban district and a major part of the Anadyr municipal district:

Map of "Beringovsky" ASEZ

List of cadastral blocks of "Beringovsky" ASEZ

"Beringovsky" ASEZ has been created for the period of 70 years.

Fill in an application for a potential resident of "Beringovsky" ASEZ online

Documents for residents
 — Application form for making an agreement on performing activity in the territory of advances special economic zone
 An business plan model form to be attached to the application for execution of the agreement
  — Criteria and methods of assessment of application and business plan
 

  "Beringovsky" ASEZ has special legal modes for entrepreneurial and other activities.  In particular, different benefits and preferences are provided for the residents of "Beringovsky" ASEZ:

1) tax preferences:

- reduction of the corporate income tax rate, in case of compliance with the application terms

Rate for the ASEZ residents

Standard Rate

0% — for 5 years after receipt of the first profit,

12% — for the next 5 years

20%

- Reduction of the corporate property tax rate, in case of compliance with the application terms

Rate for the ASEZ residents

Standard Rate

0% — for 5 years after receipt of the first profit,

1,1% — for the next 5 years

2,2%

- exemption from payment of land tax (regulations in the adoption phase)

Rate for the ASEZ residents

Standard Rate

0% — for 3 years

up to 1.5%

- reduction of the mineral replacement tax rate by application of decreasing coefficient

Rate for the ASEZ residents

Standard Rate

Decreasing coefficient:

Chapter 26

Of the Tax Code

of the Russian Federation

0 — before receiving the first profit;

0 — in the 1st and 2nd years after receipt of the first profit

0.2 — in the 3rd and 4th years after receipt of the first profit

0.4 — in the 5th and 6th years after receipt of the first profit

0.6 — in the 7th and 8th years after receipt of the first profit

0.8 — in the 9th and 10th years after receipt of the first profit

– declarative order of VAT refund

2) establishment of lease payment preferential rate;

3) application of free customs zone customs procedure;

4) reduced contribution rates — 7.6% in total if the status of ASEZ resident has been obtained within three year from ASEZ establishment (till 21.08.2018): 

 

Rates for ASEZ residents

Standard rate

Pension Fund

of the Russian Federation

6% for 10 years

22%

Social Insurance Fund

of the Russian Federation

1.5% for 10 years

2,9%

Compulsory Medical Insurance Fund

0.1% for 10 years

5,1%

5) preferential employment procedure for foreign citizens — ASEZ residents may hire foreign citizens without consideration of quotas for issue of invitations for entry into the Russian Federation to foreign citizens with the purpose to exercise profession and quotas for issue of labor permits to foreign citizens established by the Government of the Russian Federation in accordance with the laws on legal status of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation.

No permit is required to attract and use foreign employers.

But the share of foreign citizens attracted by the ASEZ residents is determined by the ASEZ supervisory board;

6) benefits for employees — ASEZ employees have the right to guarantees and compensations provided by the Law of the Russian Federation dated 19.02.1993 No. 4520-1, including:

– increased salary with application of regional coefficients and rated increase;

- additional leave for 24 calendar days;

– payment of fare and baggage transportation to the place of leave and back;

– compensation of expenses related to relocation.

7) compact and easier administrative procedures including obtaining construction and customs permits;

8) deregulation in the sphere of state and municipal control (supervision) — shortened time of control checks;

9) specific features of servitudes in relation to land plots designed to location and operation of facilities required to create infrastructure of territories, etc.

The above mentioned special legal mode of business operations in the territory of "Beringovsky" ASEZ is valid if the "Beringovsky" ASEZ performs the following types of economic activities included to the OKVED, Russian Classification of Economic Activities (OK 029-2014 (NACE ed. 2)).

 

"Beringovsky" ASEZ resident:

1) an individual entrepreneur or a legal entity being a commercial organization registered in the territory of "Beringovsky" ASEZ (except for state and municipal unitary enterprises), which in accordance with the Federal Law No. 473-FZ dated 29.12.2014 "On Advanced Special Economic Zones in the Russian Federation" made an agreement on carrying out activity in the territory of the advanced special economic zone;

2) may not participate in the regional capital investment project in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation on taxes and fees;

3) may not have branches and representative offices outside "Beringovsky" ASEZ.

To obtain the status of a "Beringovsky" ASEZ resident, it is necessary to:

1) propose a specific capital investment project on the established types of activity;

2) the investment amount for the project must be not less than RUB 500,000;

3) apply for making an agreement on carrying out activity to Far East Development Corporation, JSC with the following documents attached:

copies of constituent documents (for legal entities);

business plan, a model form of which is provided by a competent federal authority;

a copy of the certificate of state registration of a legal entity or an individual entrepreneur;

a copy of the certificate of registration with tax authority;

duly certified Russian translation into of the documents of state registration of a legal entity or an individual as an individual entrepreneur in accordance with the laws of the corresponding state (for a foreign person).

Contact details of the Far East Development Corporation, JSC management company:

- official website www.erdc.ru;

- e-mail: aokrdv@gmail.com.

If a potential resident needs a consultation on issues related to activity in ASEZ or assistance in execution of application, it may submit an application to the Department of Finance, Economy and Property Relations of Chukotka Autonomous Region in the form of:

1) expression of interest to obtain the resident status

2) written application to the e-mail ElenaK@depfin.chukotka-gov.ru.