Can a foreigner legally open a farm in Russia?

Both foreign citizens and stateless persons have the right to open farms in Russia.

However, first of all, a foreigner must obtain temporary entry status to be able to do business in Russia. Such permission is desirable in the region where you plan to open a farm. We will take over all the legal formalities of the procedure, prepare the necessary documents, and choose a business after its audit.

Our specialists will provide comprehensive support at the stage of selecting a land plot or in the process of finding a management company:

  1. Choose a suitable factory and agree on its optimal price;
  2. Help you acquire an interest in a company with highly efficient agricultural activities;
  3. Open an agricultural or other company of your choice;
  4. We will help you with the recruitment and purchase of equipment.

There is no need to go into details of Russian legislation and law enforcement practice. Just set the task and we will complete it.

What should a foreign citizen do to open his own farm in Russia?

If the procedure of obtaining a temporary residence permit is already completed, you should apply to the local tax inspectorate. The registration of the farm is conducted in several stages:

Special methods of tax payment include a simplified taxation system and a unified agricultural tax.

If you do not choose one of them, you will have to make payments under a standard system that does not give you advantages. If you do not apply for special tax treatment when you register your farm, you will have to wait until the end of the calendar year to apply. If everything is done correctly, the tax rate will not exceed 6%.

How do I register a farm as a foreign citizen?

You can contact the tax office in person or online. Many people use mail. In addition to your passport, you will need a properly executed application. First of all, you will need to sign a contract, which must specify:

After receiving notification of the registration number assignment, you will need to open a bank account. When submitting an application to the tax office, you will need to submit an application with the selected tax regime.

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