The Federal Tax Service initiated an audit against an advertising agency owned by blogger Anastasia Ivleeva. Another 20 related companies are also being checked, according to Vedomosti citing a source close to the government.
Two agencies cooperating with Anastasia Ivleeva confirmed to Vedomosti that they received notifications from the Federal Tax Service. According to them, the Federal Tax Service is requesting information on transactions with the blogger.
Telegram channel Shot today, May 17, I reported that Ivleeva Prodashkn advertising agency was requested contracts, acceptance certificates, invoices for payment under contracts, business correspondence from 2020 to 2022. According to the Telegram channel Mashthe agency received a notification from the Federal Tax Service on May 12.
Since February 2023, Anastasia Ivleeva has not been the owner of the agency – she transferred 100% of her assets to a certain Anna Semakova. In 2021, Anastasia Ivleeva became the richest blogger according to Forbes with earnings of $2.7 million. The blogger has 19 million followers on Instagram (owned by the extremist and banned Meta).
Since the beginning of spring, criminal cases have been opened against three Russian bloggers on charges of tax evasion and money laundering: Valeria Chekalina, Alexandra Mitroshina and Elena Blinovskaya. On May 2, Vedomosti, citing sources, reported that the Federal Tax Service was checking the income of infobusiness bloggers with a large number of social media followers.
Details – in the material “Kommersant” “The Federal Tax Service subscribed to blogs.”