A one-time payment for a company can be registered in the Tax Code as a fee, Russia and China renewed an agreement on visa-free group tourist trips and other events on February 20, in the RB.RU summary.

One-Time Business Fee, Paid Verification on Facebook and Instagram* February 20 Highlights


  • Russia and China renewed the agreement on visa-free group tourist trips. It was suspended during the pandemic, writes Kommersant.


  • The Association of Banks of Russia intends to submit an application to Roskomnadzor with a request not to prohibit credit institutions from providing their services via Telegram, the Association’s vice-president Alexei Voylukov told RIA Novosti.


  • A single payment for a business can be recorded in the Tax Code as a fee. It is planned to be extended to companies with an average profit in 2021-2022 of more than 1 billion rubles.


  • The Russians began to rent virtual numbers for registration in foreign services. The cost varies from 7 to 90 rubles.
  • The Telecommunications Technology Consortium requests a 20% tax on foreign systems that are responsible for streamlining fiber optic communication lines. The goal is the development of domestic solutions and import substitution, and the company’s T8 products are named specifically, Kommersan learned.
  • Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of paid account verification on Facebook and Instagram*. The subscription price for web users will be $11.99, iOS: $14.99 per month.

*belong to Meta, recognized as an extremist in the Russian Federation and included in the list of terrorists.


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Source: RB

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