The Russian Ministry of Finance proposes to prescribe in the Tax Code the maximum allowable interest rates on corporate loans. Thus, the ministry expects to simplify tax accounting and avoid the situation when companies take such expenses into account when calculating income tax. Amendments may enter into force in 2015.
According to Izvestia, the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation is now working on amendments to Art. 269 of the Tax Code, according to which the rules for accounting for expenses on loans will be revised. The Office proposes to prescribe the maximum allowable interest rates on corporate loans, the costs of which can be taken into account when reducing the base for calculating income tax.
The director of the Department of Tax and Customs Tariff Policy of the Ministry of Finance Ilya Trunin explained that these amendments will become a reference point, according to which the rules for accounting for expenses on loans will be revised. Continue reading