2.5 million rubles, did not declare residents of the Tyumen region: Tyumen customs reminiscent of the rules for the movement of cash across the border
In 2019, officials of the Tyumen customs initiated 9 administrative cases for violation of the order of movement of cash across the customs border of the Eurasian economic Union. The total amount of undeclared citizens funds amounted to nearly 2.5 million rubles.
Tyumen customs recalls that when crossing the customs border of the EEU air travel without filling the passenger customs Declaration can carry cash and (or) traveller’s cheques for a total amount equivalent to not exceeding 10 000 US dollars. All cash (including checks), over this amount are subject to customs clearance.
Failure to comply with the customs rules provides for administrative liability under article 16.4 of the administrative code – failure to declare or false Declaration of individuals cash and (or) monetary instruments. The sanction of this article prescribes punishment in the form of an administrative fine on citizens in the amount from one-half to two times the amount of undeclared cash or confiscation subject of an administrative offense.
Also for violation of customs regulations provided for criminal liability under article 200.1. The criminal code – smuggling of cash and (or) monetary instruments. The sanction of this article prescribes punishment in the form of a fine in the amount from three times to fifteen times the amount of illegally transferred cash or the amount of income for a period of up to three years, or restraint of liberty for a term not exceeding four years, or compulsory works for a term up to four years.
Note to the citizens, in 2020 will be developments in the law relating to the movement of cash. From February 4, 2020 lump sum movement of one individual through the customs border of the EAEU of cash and (or) monetary instruments in excess of 100 thousand U.S. dollars concurrently with the submission of a passenger customs Declaration will be required to provide documents confirming the origin of such funds.
Documents submitted must prove the claimed in the Declaration about origin of funds and instruments.
In case of non-relevant documents the movement across the customs border of the EAEU of cash and (or) monetary instruments is not allowed.
All movement of cash and (or) traveler’s checks you can contact the legal Department of the Tyumen customs office (street Refrigerating, 58 d. A), pre-recorded on the consultation by phone 8 (3452) 597-239, 597-339. Consultations are free of charge.
Ksenia Lahtina, Tyumen customs