2nd-quarter salary reports due in July

21 Jun 18

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

IMPACT – MEDIUM

What is the change? Reports on the salaries paid to highly qualified specialists during the second quarter of 2018 (April through June) must be submitted in July.

What does the change mean? The reports, which employers must complete to show that they have met minimum salary payment levels, are required quarterly. Employers are now required to include copies of their HQS salary reports during the work permit renewal process.

  • Implementation time frame: July 2-31.
  • Visas/permits affected: HQS work permits.
  • Who is affected: Companies employing highly qualified specialists.
  • Business impact: Companies and individual company officials may face fines if they fail to submit the reports on time.
  • Next steps: Salary reports may be submitted in-person or mailed to the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

BAL Analysis: Companies should ensure that they submit their quarterly reports on time and that the salaries comply with wage thresholds for HQS workers.

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