With debt will have to pay income tax.
Russian operators have notified their customers that the data on their debt transferred to the tax office and now consumers will have to pay them income tax.
Such debtors can apply now and traditional limitations for the tax defaulters, including denial of travel abroad”, PJSC “Rostelecom” informs that from March 1, 2016 in connection with the change of the Federal legislation “received, but not paid for telecommunication services after the period of limitation (three years) recognised by the receipt of economic benefits by the user” and the operator is obliged to provide information about unpaid services in tax authorities”, – stated in the message of the operator.
In accordance with article 41 of the Tax code, with the resulting economic benefits to individuals required to pay income tax (at a rate of 13%), warns customers Rostelecom. A similar message was previously received by the customers of “VimpelCom” (provides Telecom services under the brand “Beeline”) and “MegaFon”.
According to the Tax code forgiveness of debt is equivalent to obtaining a material gain, which is subject to taxation.
“In accordance with changes in legislation in 2016, “Rostelecom” as the tax agent obliged to inform the tax office about the fact of cancellation of such debt. Thus, the subscribers are indebted to the company in 2013 and not repaid the debt since then, are now required to pay income tax”, – said the representative of “Rostelecom” Valery Kostarev.
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