READY TO CONQUER
THE RUSSIAN MARKET?

READY TO CONQUER
THE RUSSIAN MARKET?

Build a presence in Russia

We will be delighted to register your entity (representative office, branch, subsidiary or independent limited-liability company), either as a standalone service or in combination with a comprehensive monthly package, including accounting, payroll and various ancillary services. Our lawyers have 10+ years of experience and can advise you on the correct choice.

We can accommodate any ownership structure:

  • foreign individuals;
  • foreign organizations;
  • Russian individuals;
  • Russian organizations;
  • any combination of the above.

Strong foundation

In opening your Russian entity, we not only save your time, but also pay close attention to your individual circumstances. We take full responsibility for the long-term legal and practical consequences of these initial choices.

Some local competitors specialize in the mass processing of company registrations, sometimes using a single boilerplate corporate charter for all clients. If your aim is to reduce cost, we can offer a simplified process (see packages, below). However, we would urge you to follow a more thorough, tailor-made approach.

INCORPORATION + 12 MONTHS OF ACCOUNTING

For incorporation without accounting, prices are available upon request.

GO EAST

LLC, 1 individual founder

3,700

  • ✓ Documents and translations
  • ✓ Incorporation
  • ✓ Bank account
  • ✓ Accounting
  • ✓ Payroll
  • ✓ 3 standard contracts
  • ✓ Customer service in English

STRONGER TOGETHER

LLC, 2+ individual founders

4,700

  • ✓ Documents and translations
  • ✓ Incorporation
  • ✓ Bank account
  • ✓ Accounting
  • ✓ Payroll
  • ✓ 3 standard contracts
  • ✓ Customer service in English

CONQUER THE MARKET

Subsidiary, any shareholder structure

5,700

  • ✓ Documents and translations
  • ✓ Incorporation
  • ✓ Bank account
  • ✓ Accounting
  • ✓ Payroll
  • ✓ 3 standard contracts
  • ✓ Customer service in English

SPREAD THE WORD

Representative office

7,700

  • ✓ Documents and translations
  • ✓ Accreditation
  • ✓ Bank account
  • ✓ Accounting
  • ✓ Payroll
  • ✓ 3 standard contracts
  • ✓ Customer service in English

OUR MAIN EXPERTS

Our key competitive advantage is a highly qualified management team with work experience in Russia, Western Europe and beyond.

BEN WAGNER

CEO

A dual German-British national fluent in Russian, Benedikt has studied at both Oxford and Harvard, gained valuable work experience at Deutsche Bank and asset management house Baillie Gifford ($170bn under management) and holds the CFA charter.

ANNA SHEREMETYEVA

COO

Anna Sheremetyeva, COO, is an accounting professional and tax expert certified by the Chamber of Tax Consultants of the Russian Federation. For 12 years, she has been working as a chief accountant and controller for foreign subsidiaries in Russia (both in-house and outsourcing).

Two months of free accounting!

If you open your Russian entity by the end of October 2022
Promocode: RUSSIA2022

OUR SERVICES

Our processes are certified as meeting international standards in Information Security (ISO/IEC 27001:2013) and Quality Management (ISO 9001:2015).
We bear full material responsibility for our work and hold a policy with one of Russia’s leading insurance companies.

Why Wagner and Experts?

TESTIMONIALS

Please click on the reviewers’ names to see the original document.

We have been very satisfied with the tax consulting service rendered in November 2016.

The report provides extremely thorough and precise analysis. It gives valuable practical recommendations based on current tax and currency exchange legislation, as well as relevant court cases.

We express our respect for the experience and competence on display and are delighted to recommend Wagner & Experts to any company in need of tax consulting services.

Dmitry Lukashevich

Managing Director, Bell Russia

As the CEO of the HÜPPE Group, I would like to express our profound gratitude to Wagner & Experts, who provide accounting outsourcing and legal services to our Russian representative office.

Wagner & Experts stand out by offering a comprehensive package price for their accounting services. They include everything a small representative office’s chief accountant would normally do – for instance, unlimited verbal advice, providing powers of attorney or register extracts without extra charges.

They have been true to their word, highly competent, accurate, fast and helpful. We could exchange e-mails directly with our accountant, as she understands English and German. In short, the quality of service has been exceptional throughout, at an extremely competitive price.

I am enthusiastic about our partnership, which has helped us to significantly reduce cost and increase efficiency at the same time.

I sincerely hope that many other potential clients will recognize that opportunity.

Andre Kellinghaus

CEO, HÜPPE Group

WIBERG Rus is the Russian subsidiary of FRUTAROM, an international group. We would like to express our gratitude to 2Syn, LLC (brand name: Wagner & Experts) for their consulting services on VAT and corporate income tax, as well as their rapid response in providing them.

In August 2017, we contacted 2Syn, LLC for advice on the VAT and corporate income tax implications of supplying free promotional literature in the course of training workshops related to the company’s operations.

2Syn, LLC were quick in supplying a competent, well-founded answer to the question posed, with references to the Russian Tax Code, other legislation and relevant court rulings.

Our company is confident in its recommendation of 2Syn’s competent specialists. They are able to shed light on complex and even controversial issues arising in the course of daily business, related to accounting for revenues and expenses as well as corporate taxation.

Vera Maximova

Chief accountant, WIBERG Rus

I’ve been using Wagner & Experts and they have been incredibly helpful. My company is up and running, I’ve got my work visa, and it all happened as planned. They made this whole process way easier than I expected and the whole team are just nice people to deal with. Highly Recommended.

Chris Cole

Managing Director, MonkeyBear LLC

I would recommend Ben Wagner, very down to earth and honest person to deal with, who knows his stuff.

Siamak Karimzadeh

Entrepreneur

WHY OUTSOURCE?

Aspiring web entrepreneurs face another battle, namely, doing the undifferentiated yet all-important “heavy lifting” … Each area is a career unto itself, doing poorly in an area will cause the entrepreneur to fail, and yet doing a competent job at each one is simply the price of admission… developers routinely spend 70% of their time doing this back end work. At Amazon we call this ensemble of challenges ‘muck’.

If you deprive yourself of outsourcing and your competitors do not, you’re putting yourself out of business.

These results suggest that service outsourcing not only would not induce a fall in aggregate employment, but also has the potential to make firms/sectors sufficiently more efficient, leading to enough job creation in the same sectors to offset the lost jobs due to outsourcing.

Make sure your back room is their front room. In other words, don’t you do guard services at your plant. Get someone who specializes in guard services to do them for you. Get rid of in-house printing, in-house conference services, any business that isn’t at the core of your focus.

In a world of outsourcing, no organization should have second-class support groups. They should outsource those functions to someone else who makes their living doing this…Stop trying to be all things. Anytime you find anyone referring to any group as a “support function”, think hard about whether that’s a function you can outsource.

A brilliant example of this is Coca-Cola. The company produces the syrup that makes its hugely popular soft drink ‒ but outsources (via franchises) the bottling of the product. In this way, the main company retains control of the part that makes it unique, passing on the work that practically any other company could do.

WHY DO BUSINESS IN RUSSIA?

Cheap labour

Salaries are much lower than in the West, even for highly qualified and experienced staff.

Talent

In fields such as IT, design or natural resources, there is no shortage of talent.

Large market

Russia has 140 million people and also serves as the gateway to the entire CIS, where Russia’s ties are strong and Russian is widely spoken.

Incentives

Following the sanctions, the Russian government has launched initiatives to attract foreign investments.

Low tax

Individuals that open companies are also entitled to benefit from the simplified tax regime, which reduces corporate tax to 6% of revenue or 15% of profit.

Quality of life

Moscow is the pulsing heart of Russia and Europe’s only true 24-hour capital. St. Petersburg is famous for its beauty, culture and arts. Subtropical Sochi has beaches, skiing and nightlife.

Migration friendly

In a recent overhaul of its law, Russia has redefined itself as a country that welcomes qualified migrants, with easy routes to residency and citizenship.

Modernization

Russia has been investing heavily into the digital economy, with large-scale projects such as the Skolkovo research center and through national champions such as Sberbank.

WAGNER & EXPERTS IN THE MEDIA

Our specialists regularly comment on economic developments in Russia and worldwide on television and in print media.
Please click on the logos to view the videos or read the articles.

INTERNATIONAL NETWORK

We believe that a personalized approach is the best way to build durable relationships, so we have hand-picked our trusted partners to offer you best-in-class services, no matter where you need them.

Our partners in China (including Hong Kong), India and Italy will assist you locally on all business, administrative, (legal) and visa topics. We work in close collaboration with our partners, and we guarantee that you will be accompanied all the way through, to make your projects come true.

Get in touch with us and take advantage of Wagner & Expert’s network for your international business.

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