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Establishing an Affiliate

Affiliate is a separate subdivision of a legal entity operating outside of such legal entity's location and performing all its functions or a part of them, in particular, representation function.   According to the Letter of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine dated 25.06.2002, N 21-44-819, an established affiliate is…

License for alcohol and tobacco trade

Obtaining a license for alcohol or tobacco trade is regulated by the Law "On state regulation of production and turnover of ethyl, cognac and fruit, alcoholic beverages and tobacco products." It is necessary to pay attention on some points: - license fee is payed for alcohol trade for each separate…

Registration of the cash register

From 1 July 2015, in connection with the entry into force of amendments to the Tax Code regarding mandatory use of cash registers by single tax payers of third group, the scope of electronic cash registers significantly expanded. Registration of electronic cash registers is necessary in almost all sectors and…

A loan from a non-resident

A loan from non-residents is a reliable low-interest method of funds attracting, and a good alternative to bank credits with high interest rates. Three members figure at the organization of such loans: • a resident - borrower; • a non-resident  - creditor; • an authorized bank in Ukraine that agreed…

Business Start-Up Permits

          In order to start up any business activity, the company needs to settle a number of organizational problems: to get registered, obtain necessary certificates, permits for business start-up, licenses, patents etc. The number of documents required depends on a large scale upon the type of…

Sanitary and Epidemiological Service permission

If you have decided to start your own business, then you will be likely to obtain permission of SES at state Sanitary-Epidemiological Service (SES) as the legal requirements of sanitary and epidemiological surveillance are used almost to all activities. Under Ukrainian legislation all the companies that produce, import or sell products…

Changing of the Director of the legal entity.

Position of the Director is a key position in any company, however, the person who occupies such a position, usually has a right to represent interests of the company and act on its behalf without any authorizing documents. General information about the Director of the Company is in YeRDPOU, territorial…

Tax Audits: types and procedures under the Tax Code of Ukraine

Current tax legislation envisages three types of tax audits: cameral, documentary and factual. In addition, documentary audits can be planned (routine) or unplanned (extraordinary), indoor or off-premise. Cameral audit is carried out in the tax inspection’s office and only on the basis of information contained in tax declarations. During the…

Car accident in Ukraine: what to do?

Unfortunately, traffic accidents happen every day, and very often it does not depend upon us. That’s why it is important to know your rights and duties if it happens to you. 1)      In no case flee from the accident scene. It would only make things more complicated and in addition…