Resolution of tax and customs disputes in Belarus

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Do you have any questions related to tax and customs legislation on the territory of the Republic of Belarus?

Any business that actively conducts its activities, at certain points, faces issues of tax and customs legislation in the course of foreign economic activity. If the situation develops negatively, there are risks of receiving fines and prosecution in case of violations. To prevent this from happening, seek the help of a customs and tax litigation attorney who can protect your interests in case of legal problems.

Attorney Ruslan Petrochenko has been defending the interests of business in the Republic of Belarus since 2012 and resolves issues related to tax and customs law. The attorney has more than 400 successful cases in practice and has represented companies from Europe, New Zealand, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Belarus.

What kind of tax and customs disputes does the attorney help with?

  • Accompanying the client during inspections: giving recommendations, preparing explanations and objections, questioning in the inspection body with the participation of a lawyer.
  • Appealing the results of inspections.
  • Appeal against decisions on additional assessment of taxes or customs payments.
  • Challenging customs decisions to change the product code.
  • Appeal against decisions of the customs on the adjustment of the customs value.
  • Appealing other illegal actions of regulatory authorities.
  • Protection of the client in administrative and criminal cases related to tax and customs legislation.

What kind of work will the attorney do to resolve tax and customs disputes?


The attorney will conduct an initial consultation for you, study all the circumstances of your situation, analyze the documents and current judicial practice in order to determine the prospects for resolving your situation.

Developing the Dispute Resolution Strategy

The attorney will develop a defense strategy and determine the legal ways to resolve your dispute in the field of customs and tax law.

Accompanying during checks

The attorney will protect your interests during inspections and prevent illegal actions against you and your company.

Defense in court and execution of the decision

The attorney will file a lawsuit, collect all the necessary evidence, the results of examinations and protect the interests of your business in the process of considering customs and tax disputes.

Court cases from practice

The case of appealing the confiscation of semi-trailers


A private transport company was fined with the confiscation of 6 semi-trailers. The district court found the enterprise guilty of not declaring semi-trailers when they were imported into the territory of the Customs Union.

Work process

The attorney advised the management of the firm on the appeal of the court decision. He suggested what arguments can be used in higher instances in order to achieve the cancellation of an illegal decision. As a result, it was proved that the semi-trailers were imported into the territory of the Customs Union temporarily to complete the international transportation of goods and were declared by the enterprise as vehicles of international transportation.


The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court overturned the decision of the lower court. 6 semi-trailers were returned to the enterprise.

The court's decision

Principal recommendations

Frequently Asked Questions about Tax and Customs Disputes

To appeal the results of a tax audit, a procedure must be carried out, including the preparation and submission of relevant documents. At the same time, it is important to prepare a reasonable legal position, on the basis of which the result of the tax audit will be reviewed.

First of all, it is necessary to understand how this additional charge is legitimate. In case of unlawful additional charge, it can be appealed in pre-trial and judicial proceedings. To understand the nuances of the situation in more detail, ask a lawyer and get advice.

The cost of services depends on the complexity of the task and the time spent on legal support of the dispute. To discuss more specifically, you need to study the details of your situation. To do this, send the attorney detailed information and answer clarifying questions.

Why is attorney Ruslan Petrochenko trusted to resolute tax and customs issues?

Experience 10 years
The lawyer has been practicing law since 2012
Over 400 successful cases
The lawyer has defended the interests of clients from Lithuania, Poland, North Macedonia, New Zealand, Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan and Belarus.
Specialization and qualification
The attorney specializes in business protection, has a master’s degree in law and additional economic education, has knowledge in the field of taxation, accounting and business analysis.
Always in touch
The lawyer is always in touch and ready to promptly help you with any questions that arise.