Accountant at Dagestani police dept embezzled employees' tax deductions for 20 years
In Dagestan, the former accountant of the MIA department in the Tsuntinsky district has been caught on tax fraud, which she had been pulling for 22 years.
The woman is charged with Misappropriation of entrusted property on an especially large scale (part 4 of Art. 160 of the Russian Criminal Code) and A tax agent's failure to discharge his/her duties (part 2 of Art. 199.1).
According to the investigative bodies, the suspect used to work as chief accountant in the Tsuntinsky district police department. She appropriated over 30 million rubles ($521 thousand) in the period from 1993 to 2015.
She would fail to submit employee inquiries about income (form 2 NDFL) to the interdistrict tax inspection, thus violating Art. 226 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation due to systematic failure to discharge tax agent's duties on the transfer of calculated and withheld tax on incomes of physical persons to the appropriate budget.
Taking advantage of her official position, the ex-accountant would regularly receive money from the settlement account of the MIA office in the Tsuntinsky district. Over the period, she appropriated over 30 million rubles, intended for transfer to the tax inspection as a tax on the income of natural persons. She would spend the money on personal needs.
The investigation into this criminal case is ongoing, all the circumstances of the crime committed are being established.
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