Meeting of public advisory council on application of Decree of President of the Republic of Belarus No. 7 was held at the State Customs Committee
A meeting of the public advisory council was held at the State Customs Committee. Innovations in the activities of customs authorities were discussed in the framework of application of the provisions of Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus No. 7 "On the Development of Entrepreneurship" of November 23, 2017. The delegation of the customs authorities of the Republic of Belarus and the Belarusian business community took part in the meeting.
The norm of Decree No. 7, which determines the conditions under which the amount of penalties accrued on untimely paid customs payments can be reduced by half was emphasized at the meeting. Such reduction, according to the document, is effective if the payer makes payment of charges, penalties within a period of not more than 10 working days from the date of receipt of a decision on collection of customs payments. This rule will come into force on February 26, 2018.
The meeting participants also define the main topics to be discussed at the meetings of the public consultative council in 2018.