Collaboration with the self-employed

Important. The information in this section is intended for individuals. If you are an individual entrepreneur and work under the self-employment tax, make sure to read the information outlined in Cooperation with legal entities and individual entrepreneurs.
Individuals can work with YAN as self-employed. The main advantages of this taxation status are:
  • Increased payments due to reduced taxes: you have the reduced self-employment tax rate of 6% instead of the 13% personal income tax.
  • You don't need to declare the income you earn from YAN or submit reports to the tax service. The YAN will issue receipts and send the relevant information to the Federal Tax Service for you. The only thing a partner needs to do is pay their tax.
  • You can participate in any other kind of work while receiving income from the YAN.
  • Self-employed don't have to make fixed payments for their pension insurance and are free to choose how much of their money goes towards their future pension.
Registering as self-employed
  1. In the left menu of the partner interface, go to Dashboard and click Register as a self-employed individual.
  2. Check the instructions on the Register as self-employed screen. Click Accept.
  3. Log in and register as self-employed in the taxpayer's personal account on lknpd.nalog.ru or in the “Moi Nalog” app. Make sure you register with the same INN that is specified in the YAN form.
  4. Go back to the YAN partner interface and click Continue. We will review your self-employment in the Federal Tax Service using the INN you specified in the form and send a partnership request from the YAN.
  5. Log in to your taxpayer's personal account or the “Moi Nalog” app, go to Settings, and open the Partners tab. Click “Confirm”. The YAN will appear in the connected partners tab.
  6. Go back to the YAN partner interface and click Check. After successful verification of your partnership request, you will see a message confirming that you now work with the YAN as self-employed. Now you don't have to submit any reports to the Federal Tax Service for the income you receive from the YAN. Your income is recorded in the mobile app automatically. You only need to pay a monthly 6% tax.
Note. If you see an error message when registering as self-employed and you need some assistance, contact our support service.

If you stop meeting the requirements associated with the self-employed taxation system, you will still be able to continue work with the YAN as a self-employed individual the next calendar month.

Remuneration payment

Self-employed receive their rewards in Russian rubles no more than once a month as stipulated in the offer agreement. Remuneration is paid upon reaching the minimum of 3000 rubles:

  • If you reach this amount during the current month, it will be paid within 20 business days the following month.
  • If you don't reach this amount in the current month, your revenue for this month will be combined with the revenue for the following months until the threshold is reached. Then it will be paid within 20 business days of the following month.

If your revenue exceeded the threshold during the current month, you will receive the work completion certificate via email at the start of the next month. If you found any mistakes in the certificate, please specify them in your response by email. After that all the documents will be available in the YAN interface on the Documents page.

If you fail to reach the threshold, a report will not be generated and you will receive no remuneration.

To change your remuneration payment details, open the Documents page in the YAN interface, click Change banking details, and fill in the form.

Taxes and fees

Self-employed must pay a 6% income tax themselves. They need to pay the tax before the 25th of each month. You don't have to manage your accounting by yourself. All receipts and bills and composed automatically based on the results of the previous month and sent to the Moi Nalog app. You can pay the tax from there as well.

Why do I have to pay a 6% tax and not a 4% tax?
The Yandex Advertising Network is a legal entity. Self-employed who provide services to a legal entity must pay the 6% tax.

Terminating your self-employed status

Here is how you can opt out:
  1. Via the taxpayer's personal account on the Federal Tax Service website.
  2. Via the Moi Nalog app in the Opt out at any time section.
Open your taxpayer's personal account or the Moi Nalog app, go to Settings → Partners → Connected, find Yandex, and click Disconnect.

After that, you will continue your partnership with YAN as an individual. You pay 13% tax as an individual. Yandex will transfer the tax to the Federal Tax Service for you.

You will still be able to continue your partnership with YAN as a self-employed the next calendar month.

Note. If you decline the rights of Yandex in your taxpayer account or the “Moi Nalog” app, or terminate your self-employed status, you will receive payments as an individual with a 13% tax rate.

You will still be able to continue your partnership with YAN as a self-employed the next calendar month.