License for retail of alcoholic beverages and tobacco in Ukraine
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What we offer
- provide consultations on matters of getting a license for retail of alcohol and tobacco;
- prepare the required list of documents for the licensing body;
- submit documents;
- accompanied the procedure of examination the documents in the licensing body, give explanations;
- get a license for retail of alcohol and tobacco;
- register a license in local authorities and local fiscal services (if necessary).
Also we provide services on putting changes into a license for excisable goods, continue term of a license, accompany the procedure of opening new shops.
Required documents for getting a license for retail of alcohol and tobacco
- A copy of passport and identification code of a sole trader;
- A copy of document about registration of cash register;
- A copy of a bank receipt with its mark about payment;
- Power of attorney for filing documents and obtaining a license at the STS authorities.
If you don’t want to take part into the procedure of getting a license, then you also have to provide our specialists with a power of attorney.
Service packages offers
- Consultation on the licensing of retail trade in alcohol and tobacco (for example, procedures for obtaining a license, required documents, opening a retail outlet, etc.)
- Practical advice on business, namely: the rules for creating a business, obtaining permits, tax legislation requirements
- Consultation on obtaining a license for the right to retail trade in alcohol and tobacco
- Consulting support for the collection of documents
- Preparing payment details
- Preparation and submission of the necessary documents to the licensing authority
- Obtaining a paper confirmation of the license issuance
- Preparation of instructions on further actions of the Client to renew the license, as well as to avoid cancellation of the license
- Development of an optimal business model for carrying out activities
- Legal support in opening a turnkey business (registration of an entity, obtaining a license for the corresponding type of activity, obtaining permits)
- Legal and accounting services for activities
- price for getting a license is 250 USD.
- you must pay additionally an official license fee for retail of alcohol 8000 UAH (in big cities), 500 UAH (in countryside). If you get a license for retail of tobacco then you must pay 2000 UAH (in big cities), 250 UAH (in countryside).
- аlso you have to pay for notary’s office services in a case of getting a power of attorney.
- whether you have registered the accounting books of settlement operations with the State Tax Service;
The cost of our services does not include the payment of the license fee, which is:
- UAH 8,000 - for retail sale of alcoholic beverages in cities for each electronic cash register separately specified in the license;
- UAH 500 - for retail sale of alcoholic beverages in villages and towns for each electronic cash register separately specified in the license;
- UAH 2,000 - for retail sale of tobacco products in cities for each point of sale;
What is included in a legal consultation on obtaining a license for alcohol?For those entrepreneurs who want to understand in detail the algorithm for obtaining a license, as well as understand how best to organize their work at the start of a business, we offer introductory or introductory consultation. Such consultation will give you:
- A clear understanding of the process of obtaining a license;
- Understanding whether you personally meet the licensing requirements and what needs to be corrected;
- Understanding the algorithm for your next actions - you will know what steps should be taken to achieve your goal;
- Legal advice, which will not be just a set of words - but a clear guide to action.
If Your question is wider, for example, You want to properly organize the work of the point of sale of alcohol or open a restaurant - we recommend ordering the development of a "Road map". Such consultation means that the lawyer will analyze in detail your situation, after which he will provide recommendations and make a step-by-step algorithm of actions to achieve your goal. If you order with us the service of obtaining a license for alcohol, the cost of "Road map" will be included in the price of the service.
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The validity term of a license is 1 years. This document has to be continued every year and the official license fee must be paid every year.
Conducting business activities related to the retail sale of such goods without obtaining a license is prohibited. To obtain a Retail License, you shall have a cash register and accounting book of settlement operations registered with the tax office.
Lawyers of our company provide legal support of the procedure of registration a cash register and book of settlement operations in the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine. A license is validated for one cash register. It means if a Client wants to open his own store with a few cash registers then you he or she must have the same number of permissions.
Answers to frequently asked questions
Yes, you can get a license not according to your place of registration. Getting this permission document is conducted according to the location place of a store.
The official license fee can be not fully paid. You can pay it once pre quarter.
The validity term is 1 year since the moment of submitting a license.
No, a retail of alcohol and tobacco is required to have a cash register and its registration in the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine.
The main departments of the State Tax Service of Ukraine in the regions and in Kyiv at the place of business (at the location of the point of sale)
Continuation of a licenseAs we have said previously, the validity term of a license for retail of alcohol and tobacco is 1 year. The term begins since the moment of getting a license.
As follows entrepreneur has to pay official license fees once per year and follow this term because the license might be revoked.
The list of required documents for continuation the license:
- A copy of document which confirms the right to use premises where purchase is conducted;
- A copy of cash register’s certificate;
- A copy of a bank receipt with its mark about payment.
Requirement for premises where purchase of alcohol and tobacco can be conductedA purchase must be conducted in stores with 20 square meters. It can be café, bar, hotel, restaurant, store, little architectural forms, supermarket etc. Retail mustn’t be done in educational or sports institutions, by hand trade, through automats and other not required places.
These premises must be equipped with appropriate trade counters, inventories, showcases. Also there must be an appropriate level of sanitary, fire and security safety.
Our lawyers described all abovementioned requirements in the article which you can find via the link.