Putin Signed Law to Tighten Control over Casino Winnings
OREANDA-NEWS As the press service of the President of the Russian Federation said, Vladimir Putin signed a law that will improve the accounting of cash settlements with gambling participants in gambling establishments.
Some amendments were made and approved by the Federation Council to the law "On the use of cash registers for settlements in the Russian Federation".
The new law is intended to tighten control over cash settlements and exchange signs of a gambling establishment. When winnings in casinos and slot machine halls are paid out, it is necessary to indicate the requisites of a payee (last name, first name, patronymic), the series and number of the his passport, or the client's taxpayer identification number, and all this information is written on a cashier's receipt or a strict reporting form.
A cashier's check or a strict accountability form for settlements using exchange signs of a gambling establishment must contain the "sign of the subject of settlement" variable. The variable "attribute of the subject of settlement" must now be on the cashier's receipt or a strict accountability form when settlements are made using exchange signs of a gambling establishment.
From the beginning of this year, it is necessary to pay personal income tax on winnings in casinos and slot machine halls.