Source: Russian Federation Ministry of Internal Affairs in English
Officers of the Administration for Economic Security and Combatting the Corruption of the MIA of Russia Administration for the Novgorod Region and the prosecutor’s office as a result of a joint audit of business entities operating in the Pestovsky District revealed a fact of tax evasion by an individual.
It was preliminary established that in the city of Pestovo, a 32-year-old individual entrepreneur who carried out the construction of various structures of frame-panel and timber products in 2017 received an undeclared income of more than 30 million rubles, as a result of which he evaded paying taxes to the budget for a total exceeding 2 million rubles.
The Borovichsky Inter-District Investigation Division of the IC of the Russian Federation for the Novgorod Region initiated a criminal case on the grounds of the offense stipulated in part 1 of Article 198 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Evasion of an individual from payment of taxes, fees and (or) of an individual – payer of insurance contributions from payment of insurance premiums”.
ES&CC officers of the regional MIA Administration and of the Borovichsky Inter-District Investigation Division of the IC of the Russian Federation for the Novgorod Region conducted searches at the place of residence of the individual entrepreneur and in the premises of the organization, as a result of which financial and economic documentation important for the investigation of the criminal case was seized.