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Foreign entrepreneurs to be entered into a single database

www.uzdaily.com/en
7 September 2020

The Cabinet of Ministers adopted a resolution “On measures to further improve the mechanisms for collecting, processing and storing information on foreign legal entities operating on the basis of a representative office, branch or permanent establishment and individuals engaged in entrepreneurial activities.”

To create a single centralized information source about foreign legal entities and individuals engaged in entrepreneurial activities, as well as to ensure electronic interagency interaction in the provision of public services, the following were approved:

regulation on the creation and maintenance of a unified centralized database on foreign legal entities operating on the basis of a representative office, branch or permanent establishment and individuals engaged in entrepreneurial activities (hereinafter - the Centralized Database);

classifier and lists of information for use in the Centralized Database.

The document determines that:

the responsible body for maintaining the formation of the Centralized Database is the State Tax Committee;

the centralized database is created on the basis of the Unified Information and Resource Base of the tax authorities, financing is carried out at the expense of the State Tax Committee project for the modernization of the data processing center and the widespread introduction of modern ICT in tax administration;

the responsible state bodies (according to the list given in the annex to the document) enter and update the relevant data and classifiers in the e-government information base in accordance with the Regulations on the procedure for the formation and maintenance of the data register and e-government classifiers, as well as the use of unified classifiers (approved by the PCM from July 16, 2020 No. 444).

The State Tax Committee, together with the interested ministries and departments, was instructed to:

within a month, approve the schedule for the integration of information systems of state bodies and organizations with the Centralized Database by 1 December 2020;

during three months:

purchase and install modern server equipment that meets cybersecurity requirements;

government agencies and organizations to approve technical requirements for the integration of information systems with the Centralized Database.

develop and launch a Centralized Database by 1 January 2021.

Government agencies and organizations responsible for entering and updating data in a centralized database:

within two months will make changes to their information systems and databases in accordance with the approved classifiers and list information;

until 1 January 2021, they will conduct an inventory of the reliability and relevance of the information they have about foreign legal entities and individuals engaged in entrepreneurial activity.

State Tax Committee is charged with:

within a month, together with the State Tax Committee, the Ministry of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction, the Ministry of Investments and Foreign Trade, develop and approve standard tables of generalized information of the Centralized Database;

provide, in the prescribed manner, to ministries and departments analytical materials at the end of each month.

The State Tax Committee, together with the Ministry for the Development of Information Technologies and Communications, through interdepartmental electronic interaction, will ensure the transfer to the Centralized Database of information on registered and accredited:

NGOs, law offices and firms, bar associations;

banks, credit bureaus and representative offices of foreign banks;

diplomatic missions, consular offices of foreign countries, representative offices of international organizations;

representative offices of foreign commercial organizations.