International law firm Integrites in Kazakhstan successfully represented the interests of clients in court on the dispute which worth more than 2.2 milliard KZ tenge.
On 27th of April, 2015 the appellate instance of Kostanay Regional Court, after a second trial of the case, granted the appeal to the "JSC Kostanay minerals" on the abolition of a tax audit, constituting more than 2.2 billion tenge (equivalent to 12 million. US dollars).
This immense amount has been charged by additional tax by the tax authorities on payments on leased land in accordance with the results of the audit of the company on the last five years conducted in 2014.
It should be noted that the payment of the assessed amount, issued in accordance with the tax audit report, would have resulted in the delay of operation of the above dominant local employer, its subsequent bankruptcy with the ensuing social consequences for the region.