Olga Pletneva

Olga Pletneva

Partner, Tax & Legal, Transfer Pricing, Tax Management Services, Tax Technology

KPMG in the CIS

Olga has been providing tax consulting services in the field of taxation and transfer pricing since 2002. She joined KPMG in 2007.

Experience in transfer pricing

Olga specializes in the implementation of projects in the field of transfer pricing and international taxation, in particular, she participated in and managed projects in the following areas:

  • risk assessment in the field of transfer pricing, development of methodology, preparation of Russian and international transfer pricing documentation for a number of large Russian and international MNEs (including for MNEs in the field of nonferrous and ferrous metallurgy), centralization of the function of transfer pricing risk management, development of relevant business processes, methodologies and regulations;
  • analysis of transfer pricing and international tax issues in projects related to asset restructuring, development of export, financial, management and operational structures;
  • development of tax efficient export trade structures, management structures, and structures for acquiring foreign assets by large Russian companies;
  • development of mechanisms for allocation of expenses between the companies of the group in order to calculate the actual profitability / prices under controlled transactions, development of a defense position regarding transfer pricing in case of disputes between a taxpayer and tax authorities in various jurisdictions and development of a methodology for filling out notifications on controlled transactions;
  • development and automation of transfer pricing business processes, including verification of intra-group turnovers, benchmarking studies conducting and calculation of profitability;
  • BEPS projects for large Russian groups of companies, including preparation of the Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR), Master files and Local files, analysis of risk indicators;
  • automation of the process of preparing notifications on controlled transactions and Country-by-Country Reporting (CbCR) based on the developed IT solutions.

Experience in tax management and tax function automation

Olga managed projects in the following areas:

  • preparation of companies for entering the tax monitoring regime at all stages: diagnostics of business processes, choosing the approach to information interaction with tax authorities, preparation of a package of documents for entering the tax monitoring regime in accordance with the requirements of the Russian tax legislation, development and methodological support for the implementation of the Data Mart software for the largest taxpayers based on SAP, Oracle, 1C and other systems, negotiations with the tax authorities in the process of joining tax monitoring regime and support during its implementation;
  • development of internal control system (ICS) for companies: diagnostics of the existing ICS, analysis of local regulatory documents for compliance with the requirements of the Russian tax legislation, diagnostics of business processes, risks and control procedures, development of internal documents (regulations, policies, methodologies) on the ICS, risk matrices and control procedures, an action plan and recommendations for improving ICS, automation of ICS reporting based on developed IT solutions (excel, web-based, 1C);
  • development of a data model for automated tax calculation and formation of tax reporting: preparation of documents (the formation of functional requirements, description of process maps), methodological support of the integrator and companies at all stages of implementation;
  • development of a data model in terms of tax accounting when updating accounting systems or when companies move to new accounting systems based on 1C, Oracle, considering changes in methodological principles (for example, when converging RAS accounting with IFRS, following the specificities of tax accounting). Preparation of documents (development of conceptual design and functional requirements, description of process maps, formation of methodological documents: register of comparison of accounting principles; unified chart of accounts, unified corporate accounting principles, business transactions journal, methods of cost calculation, additional methods, instructions, clarifications on tax accounting), methodological support of the integrator and companies at all stages of implementation (development of technical specifications for the system, system setup and updating, preparing for the launch of the system, testing, user training, launch, pilot operation);
  • development of IT solutions to control the tax function for Russian holdings and automation of preparing tax reports, including automation of processes of notifications preparation and reporting on controlled foreign companies (CFCs), taking into account the requirements of the Russian tax legislation and effective tax administration of the Group's subsidiaries;
  • consulting services connected with the organization of electronic document management.

 

In the Media

Comments for Kommersant on the change in the deadline for submitting documents for joining the tax monitoring regime.

Comments for Vedomosti on the EU intention to force large companies to expose their country-by-country reporting.

Comments for Kommersant on Ministry of Finance amendments to the Russian Tax Code aimed at improving tax monitoring.

Comments for RBC on proposed amendments to the Tax Code that provide new opportunities for regulating disputes related to international operations.

Education and qualifications
  • Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, "National Economy", specialization "Taxation, Economics and Law" (honors degree)

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