Director of alcohol enterprise found guilty of tax evasion in Kabardino-Balkaria

A court has recognized the evidence gathered by the North Caucasian Federal District Directorate of the Investigative Committee as sufficient to convict director of an alcohol enterprise in Kabardino-Balkaria Anzor Kipov. He was found guilty of evasion of paying taxes by an organization by putting false information into tax reports committed on a very large scale under part 2, item “b” of Article 199 of the RF Criminal Code.

The court and investigators found that the CEO of OOO Mineral Plus, a limited liability company, Anzor Kipov between May and December 2015, filed with the Kabardino-Balkaria tax inspection excise duty reports with underrated amounts of produced and sold alcohol products. As a result, Mineral Plus evaded paying more than 2.2 billion rubles in excise duty.

During the probe, the investigators made sure that more than 240 million rubles was returned to the budget, as well as arrested settlement accounts of the company, personal vehicles and bank accounts of the accused.

The court has given Kipov a suspended sentence of 3.5 years and 2 years 5 months of probation.

Earlier, the North Caucasian Federal District Directorate finished investigating and referred to court cases against other top managers of alcohol enterprises in Kabardino-Balkaria – OOO Alko-Lait Ruslan Dazhuyev, OOO Rus-Alka Islam Berezgov, OOO Chegem Wine and Food Plant Aslanbi Kalmykov, OOO Antares Ruslan Kankulov also charged with evasion of paying excise duties. During those probes, the investigators ensured that more than 5.3 billion rubles was returned to the budget.