Reminder: 4th-quarter salary reports due in January

30 Dec 19

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

IMPACT – MEDIUM

Reports on the salaries paid to highly qualified specialists during the fourth quarter of 2019 (October through December) must be submitted in January. The reports, which employers must complete to show that they have met minimum salary payment levels, are required quarterly.

  • Key Dates: Jan. 1-31.
  • Visas/permits affected: HQS work permits.
  • Who is affected: Companies that employ 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.

Analysis & Comments: 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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