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The large number of Smolensk businessmen will be able to receive the state support
 

21.07.2015 The large number of Smolensk businessmen will be able to receive the state support

The large number of Smolensk businessmen will be able to receive the state support

Changes in the legislation will allow the large number of the Smolensk enterprises to get support within the regional program of development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). The laws and regulations that were adopted at the federal level increased the participation of foreign and Russian legal entities in the authorized capital of subjects of SME, and also the limit values of annual revenue for reference of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs to subjects of SME.

It should be noticed that when determining category SME considers structure of the nominal capital for legal entities, the average number of workers and proceeds from goods’ sales excluding value-added tax for the previous calendar year.

A new federal law provided increase from 25% to 49% of participation of foreign legal entities, and also the Russian legal entities which aren't the subjects of SME in the authorized capital of subjects of SME. This measure is urged to stimulate the implementation of investment or innovative projects by creation of joint ventures or an investment of resources in the authorized capital of the operating enterprises.

By decree of the Government of the Russian Federation the following limits for reference to certain categories SME are established:

• microenterprises: annual revenue – 120 million rubles;

• small enterprises: annual revenue – 800 million rubles;

• medium-sized enterprises: annual revenue – 2 billion rubles.

Limits of average number of workers for each category of subjects of SME didn't change and make:

a) from 101 to 250 people inclusive - for medium-sized enterprises;

b) to 100 people inclusive - for small enterprises; the microenterprises - to 15 people are distinguished from small enterprises.

«I’m sure that such changes will allow to expand a circle of the enterprises having the right to take part in the program of development of small and medium-sized enterprises existing in the territory of the region, - the head of the department of investment development of the Smolensk region Rostislav Rovbel noted. - In the current year our department will hold competitions on providing support in a form of subsidies according to the changes that have been accepted at the federal level».

Information days on an explanation of conditions of participation of subjects of small and medium-sized enterprises in the competitions on granting subsidies will pass in Smolensk on August 13th and 27th, and also on September 10th and 24th, 2015. Time of consultations is from 16.00 till 18.00. A venue of meetings with businessmen: Smolensk, Poltavskaya St., 8A, room 401 (the fourth floor). Pre-appointment call: (4812) 20-55-20.