Anton Grebenchuk

Tax and Legal, Director, Indirect Tax

KPMG in the CIS

Anton joined KPMG in 2004. Prior to KPMG, he worked in audit. Anton deals with tax issues of both Russian and foreign companies from various industries. Anton specializes in indirect taxes, including Russian VAT.

Anton’s experience includes:

  • Advising companies operating in various industries on indirect tax issues
  • Providing advice on VAT implications of supplies of e-services; VAT registration of e-service providers in Russia
  • Developing technical positions on the VAT treatment of transactions where the law is uncertain
  • Developing and implementing tax-efficient business structures
  • Developing internal methodologies for VAT purposes (including separate accounting for VATable and non-VATable income, input VAT allocation)
  • Advising companies on VAT savings and VAT refunds
  • Analyzing business processes related to VAT reporting and VAT control procedures and developing recommendations to improve the efficiency of such processes
  • Analyzing VAT implications of international transactions in foreign jurisdictions
  • Verifying the compliance of Russian companies with IFRS, US GAAP, and RAP in terms of VAT


In the media

Comments for Kommersant on the problem of double taxation of Russian marketplaces trading with Kazakhstan and Belarus.

Comments for Vedomosti on maintaining tax preferences for medical devices and equipment.

Comments for Vedomosti on the concerns of the OECD regarding the non-payment of VAT by business platforms' participants.

Comments for Vedomosti on the approach to taxing digital companies in Italy.

Comments for Kommersant on the implications of introducing a digital tax in other countries.

Comments for Kommersant on how proposed measures to support the IT industry will affect the export of software and its costs on the domestic market.

Comments for on the AKIT proposal to impose 30% charges on foreign online purchases and block e-shops that refuse to pay it. 

Education and qualifications
  • Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, PhD in Sociology

  • Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

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