Ms. Jasminka Barić, the Head of Independent Business Environment Improving Service at the Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts presented the project of the Ministry “Measuring Administrative Burdens to the Economy Using the Standard Cost Model (SCM) Methodology”.
Project is aimed at identifying administrative burdens and complicated procedures with a goal of unburdening businesses and simplifying those procedures. It was held at the AmCham office at the Trade and Investment Committee meeting that was opened for all AmCham members.
The Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts in cooperation with partners, including AmCham, will help facilitate the identification of administrative burdens and ways they can be simplified through focus groups that will cover different areas of doing business.
Areas to be included in the measuring of burdens using the Standard Cost Model (SCM) Methodology include:
• General conditions: Bankruptcy, opening of a business, trade, inspection work, safety at work, fire protection, sanitary conditions, movement and residence of foreigners, construction / planning etc.
• Service market: tourism and hospitality, electronic communications, energetics (all sectors), food supplements and health care, food and non-alcoholic beverages, agriculture, postal services, transportation, private education, accounting and auditing etc.
• Different non-tax fees and charges, taxes, customs obligations, excise duties, special taxes, homologation.
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