Source The former head of one of the tax inspectorates in Stavropol, Yulia Kinzhibalova, suddenly became a wealthy businesswoman: she owns the GK SPA oilfield service company with an office in the center of Moscow. How did she do it. The other day, the Stavropol tax authorities compiled another rating of local rich people for 2021: 23 billionaires live here, 161 people with incomes from 100 to 500 million rubles a year and 811 residents earning from 10 to 100 million. Moreover, the number of billionaires has increased five times in just 2020–2021. By the end of 2022, the former head of the Interdistrict Inspectorate of the Tax Service No. 5 for the Stavropol Territory, 36-year-old Yulia Kinzhibalova, can take a worthy place on the list. to November 2021 – a woman has gone from a modest civil servant to the owner of companies with billions in turnover.
For the first time, local media and the blogosphere spoke loudly about Kinzhibalova at the end of 2021. A video appeared in which a woman very similar to the head of the Federal Tax Service No. 5 walked around the Moscow Central Department Store, leaving 2 million rubles in boutiques. After that, Kinzhibalova's accounts suddenly disappeared from Facebook* and Instagram*.
Kinzhibalova was not idle for long: according to the Unified State Register of Legal Entities, in March 2022 she became the owner of the oilfield service company GK SPA.
The company is registered in Moscow on Bolshaya Gruzinskaya Street and is one of the partners of the Gazstroyprom company. The latter was disgraced at the end of 2020, when it disrupted the construction of the famous Lakhta Center tower in St. Petersburg worth 20 billion rubles.
SPA Group lives off multimillion-dollar contracts for design, construction, installation and maintenance with Russian oil and gas enterprises. In 2021, the scope of work allowed the company to gain almost 2 billion rubles.
SPA Group is also the founder of the company of the same profile “Fortress Energy Tech.” in Samara, whose revenue last year amounted to 80 million rubles, as well as the mining enterprise “Business Alliance” in the Orenburg region. Thus, the former tax official now controls three industrial enterprises at once.
What is known about the Kinzhibalova family
Stavropol Cinderella was born in the family of an engineer, her father works in Rostekhnadzor, heads the department of state construction supervision of lifting structures in the Stavropol Territory. Yulia's younger brother followed in his footsteps – both are engaged in scientific work, write articles on the causes of industrial accidents. nomination “Successful Youth” and, probably, already a former employee of Gazprom Transgaz Stavropol. An interesting focus of daughters on the oil and gas sector. In August 2019, the girl opened an individual entrepreneur with the only type of activity: real estate management.
Until recently, the Kinzhibalovs lived almost in the center of the city, a stone's throw from the regional government. There, they had at their disposal an apartment of 123 square meters. Later, the family registered a little further, in an ordinary Khrushchev apartment with an area of 44.2 squares.
Judging by the income statement of Yulia Kinzhybalova, from 2018 to 2021, the engineer’s daughter owned an apartment of 62 sq. m, almost 220 more squares were in use. At that time, the woman was driving a German BMW X4 SUV in the Sport configuration.
From the same report, it can be seen that Kinzhybalova came to the tax office in 2010 as a specialist of the 3rd category of the department of taxation of legal entities. Until 2019, the career went uphill: senior tax inspector – chief inspector – head of the department for analysis and planning of tax audits – deputy head of the IFTS No. 5 – head.
How the IFTS inspector arranged her personal life
In parallel with work, the girl built her personal life. Judging by the old profile on one of the dating sites, she approached this matter responsibly.
— I'm interested in smart men. I'm not talking about nerds and nerds. I'm talking about men with a developed intellect. With an inquisitive mind, confident, intelligent, inquisitive, cold, prudent strategists, the tax service specialist wrote on her page.
Life immediately discovered several old abandoned social media accounts that published many photos of Kinzhibalova. From the number and content of the pictures, it can be seen that the girl loved to hang out in clubs and restaurants. Among her surroundings you can see the then golden youth of Stavropol, for example, the future deputy of the Krasnodar City Duma Andrey Anashkin or the president of the Federation of Computer Sports of the Stavropol Territory Sergey Kuzmin.
In the 2010s, the girl met with a young man, the manager of one of the medical companies. The relationship looked serious – in her social networks, Yulia even changed her last name, but it seems that in the end something went wrong for the couple. The last joint photo of them that Life managed to find is dated 2017.
Where can Kinzhibalova get an apartment for 100 million?
In April 2021, a new company appeared in Stavropol – “Invest Cafe” with activities in the restaurant business. Among other things, the company was engaged in servicing festive events, dairy products, and owned a bar. The business of the newcomer immediately went uphill – in less than a year the company gained more than 22 million rubles.
The owner of Invest Cafe is 56-year-old German businessman Johann Rafael Sovada. He has been working in Russia for a very long time and has changed more than one area: he had a hotel business in St. Petersburg, seafood processing and food retail in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, rental and leasing of mining and oil and gas equipment in Kazan, and, finally, oilfield services company in Moscow – GK SPA. In March of this year, Kinzhibalova acquired 76% of the company, while Sovada, with her 24%, remained with the new owner as the general director. As a home address, she indicated a house in the very center of the capital next to the main office of her future business empire – on Bolshaya Gruzinskaya Street. At this address there is a premium-class residential complex, in which an apartment of 132.5 square meters is located.
In this complex, there are not even apartments smaller than 100 square meters. The height of the ceilings reaches 3.6 meters, full-length panoramic windows, the entrance, or rather the lobby, is finished with natural stone, wood and glass, restaurants, supermarkets and a huge fitness center with a swimming pool on the ground floors, landscaped green terraces for walking are located on the roof . The Canadian management company is responsible for the safety of residents. The cost of an apartment with an area of 130 square meters from the developer is 113 million rubles.
Bolshaya Gruzinskaya Street is a corner of Art Nouveau in the central district of Moscow. Only very wealthy people can afford to live here.
How the tax officer's phone drove a Mercedes around Moscow
There are white spots in the biography of Kinzhibalova. For example, the income statement does not contain information for 2015-2017. Around the same time, a certain native of the Stavropol Territory, Yulia Karpova, with the same date of birth and the Stavropol mobile phone number of Kinzhibalova, lived in Moscow near Altufevskoye Highway and drove a snow-white Mercedes C180.
A girl with this phone number sold in Moscow through the site of free ads, an Avanti fur coat, bought, according to her, in Greece for 3.2 thousand euros. It was not possible to get rid of the clothes right away, and in March of the following year it was already being sold from Stavropol.
And in December 2019, the owner of the same account was looking for a personal driver for the head of the tax inspectorate in the regional capital.<br/
Among other things, Kinzhibalova's email account turned out to be among the subscribers of Alexei Navalny's website**, it received valuable instructions during the organization of the so-called smart voting by the opposition. conduct tax audits. It is possible that Kinzhibalova, despite the fact that she has already retired from the Federal Tax Service, will fall under the attention of the security forces due to strange expenses during her work in the civil service, as well as the subsequent sudden successful career in business.