Mintsifra recognized Alfa-Bank as an IT company

Moscow. 4th of July. INTERFAX.RU – Alfa-Bank is included in the list of IT companies accredited by the Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media, follows from the list of these organizations on the agency’s website.

Recently, Alfa-Bank made changes to the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, supplementing information about itself with activities related to the use of computer technology and information technology. Prior to this, only monetary intermediation was indicated in the bank’s activities.

In June, several subsidiaries of Alfa-Bank were included in the list of accredited IT companies: Alfa Insurance, Alfa Digital, Alfa Capital Technologies.

By mid-summer, the Ministry of Digital Development plans to decide on a list of requirements for banks and other non-IT organizations to receive benefits for IT specialists.

„Initially, the accreditation service was provided automatically. It turns out that any company can add the required OKVED and get into the list of IT companies, which allows its employees to receive a deferment from the army. But we would not want the support measure itself to be discredited in this way. Most likely, within the framework of „There will be two requirements for accreditation: the share of IT employees in the number of employees of the company and the share of IT expenses. In order for a bank or university to be recognized as an IT organization, it will have to meet these requirements. I think we will come to a final decision by mid-summer,” – said at the end of May the head of the Ministry of Digital Development Maksut Shadayev.