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Alexander Tokarev

Director, Tax & Legal, International Tax

KPMG in Russia

Alexander has been working with KPMG in Moscow since 2003. Alexander has considerable advisory experience in taxation. Among the clients with whom he works, are both Russian and foreign companies operating in various sectors of the economy. Alexander's main areas of expertise are: tax risks assessment related to “Deoffshorization” legislation in the course of tax review / audits of the Russian and foreign groups, diagnostics of the holding, financial, licensing and other structures in the view of risks associated with “Deoffshorization” legislation and preparation of recommendations on risks minimization. He also specializes in the development of holding, financial, trading and licensing structures considering recent trends of the Russian and international legislation, tax structuring of the deals and investments projects including joint venture structuring and tax consulting projects on various Russian and international tax issues. Alexander is responsible for the preparation of internal and external KPMG publications for the clients, in particular related to the latest “Deoffshorization” legislation, global initiative of the Group 20/OECD in sphere of BEPS, etc. Alexander also takes part in internal and external conferenceson behalf of KPMG, covering international tax issues.

In the Media


Comments for RBC on the automatic exchange of information on profits and possessions of companies and individuals within the CIS. 

Comments for Kommersant FM on the possibility of resuming the automatic exchange of tax information with Russia. 

An article for International Tax Review on the ratification of the multilateral BEPS instrument.


Comments for RBC on the main driver behind a third wave of capital amnesty.

Comments for Kommersant FM on more stringent requirements for tax residents in offshore zones.

An article for on extending the tax amnesty in Russia.

Areas of expertise

Corporate Tax Global Location and Expansion Services International Tax Restructuring Services Tax Tax Compliance Tax Structuring Value Chain Management
Alexander Tokarev

Education and qualifications

  • Plekhanov Russian Academy of Economics, Taxes and Taxation, honours degree

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