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The new content of the form "Declaration regarding the obligations to the Environment Fund"

In this issue:
  • Amendments to the declarations regarding the obligations to the Environmental Fund
  • Order no. 60/27 January 2020 regarding the modification and completion of the annexes of Order 591/2017

On 27 January 2020, was published in the Official Gazette no. 52 Order no. 60 through which modifications and additions are brought of some annexes related to Order 591/2017, regarding the approval of the model and the content of the form "Declaration regarding the obligations to the Environment Fund".

What are the main changes introduced by the new order?

Among the most important changes of the Order, we mention the following:

  • reporting of electrical and electronic equipment should be operated by falling into 6 categories according to the annex no.4 of GEO 5/2015, compared to 10 categories;
  • the declaration no longer contains information on the amount collected by collective organizations;
  • half-yearly it is requested data regarding the quality of declarant and the data on the quantities of packaging waste, waste electrical and electronic equipment, waste batteries and tires, managed by operators performing collection/recovery/sanitation.

How does the above influence the activity of your company?

We recommend analyzing the impact of these changes on the reporting of packaging waste/used tires/electrical waste and electronic equipment/waste portable batteries and accumulators and take the necessary measures to ensure compliance with the legal provisions.

Prepared by:
Daniela Neagoe – Senior Manager, Indirect Tax
Mihai Petre – Director, Indirect Tax
For additional information, please contact:
Alex Milcev – Partner, Tax & Law Leader Romania
Ernst & Young SRL
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