Tax officers empowered to withdraw license from entrepreneurs 12:28, 10/02/2006, photo by ByMedia.net
This norm is to be added to the new editing of Decree #4 of 01.27.2003 “On single tax for private entrepreneurs and other physical entities and on certain measures for private business regulation”. The amendments are supposed to concern only entrepreneurs working at markets and shopping centers.
According to a source of the magazine “Individualnyi Predprinimatiel”, violations of the legally fixed order of cash deals or of usage of cash desks and special computational systems for cash payments will become the basis for nullification of the special permission for retail trade (including spirits and tobacco goods) and fast food places maintenance.
The procedure of license withdrawal will be carried out in the following way: inspections conducted, tax officers decide on nullification of the license; then, within 5 days the tax office passes written notification to the licensing institution and the licensee informing of their decision, and the licensee is to return the license and all copies verified by the licensing institution to the corresponding licensing institution within the 5-day term.
Moreover, the Ministry of Taxation and Dues will empower region executive committees and the Minsk executive committee to halt for not more than one month the activity of the shopping centers and markets where, in accordance with the tax offices decisions, licenses of two and more organizations and (or) entrepreneurs engaged in retail trade were nullified within one month.