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Law postponing penalties for cars with foreign registration comes into force

According to the law, the term is changed from 180 days to 270, adding another 90 days until August 24
14:01, 22 May 2019

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The law on delay for penalties for owners of automobiles with foreign registration (with European car plates) for another 90 days, the official web site of the Verkhovna Rada reports that.

According to the Law on the introduction of changes to the Tax Code of Ukraine due to the adoption of the Law of Ukraine on the electronic fiduciary services, the term is changed from 180 days to 270.

As it was reported earlier, on May 16 the Verkhovna Rada postponed putting a law on penalties for owners of cars with European registration into execution for another three months. 236 MPs supported the draft law No. 8371 with voice amendments.

Thus, the penalties come into force since August 24.

Along with the adoption of this document, the Parliament “fixed several items”:

  • сancelled allowances for imported power converters (Zaporozhye transformer factory produces analogous power converters);
  • changed the definition of Whisky (earlier Rada defined that Whisky is a beverage containing up to 45% alcohol, and now it turns out that whiskey has over 50% of alcohol);
  • any container for fueling tractors in the field should stand on the land of special purpose. Now the Parliament set that the land may be of any kind of purpose.
  • the delay for penalties for owners of automobiles with foreign registration (with European car plates) for another 90 days until August 24.

Last year, on November 8, the Ukrainian Parliament adopted the draft law #8487, imposing a new principle of calculation of the rate of the excise tax for the import of cars.

A tax rate for the car equipped only with the electric engine is established in the sum of one Euro for one kilowatt per hour of the capacity of the electric accumulator of such vehicle. The tax rate for the transport, which is induced only by the electric engine, one or several units, is established in the sum of 100 Euros per item.

According to the draft law, the import and sale of bodies of the cars in Ukraine are exempted from taxation if the passengers' cars will be made from them.

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In transitional provisions, a grace period is provided. which is three months from the moment this law comes into force. It will be possible to clear a car, paying half of the rate of the excise tax. Such rules concern only the cases when one person imports one car for personal use in Ukraine.

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On July 13, 2018, Verkhovna Rada supported a bill providing for increased responsibility for breaching the rules of car import to Ukraine. The document establishes a single term for sanctions for customs rules breach, - half a year since the day of detection of the violation.

On October 22, the Supreme Court of Ukraine recognized the termless use of the cars with the EU license plates imported in the regime of transit as legal. Later, the State Fiscal Service claimed that the use of the uncustomed cars is still a violation of the law.

 

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