In order to reduce administrative barriers, the procedure for registering for value added tax was revised and simplified. Thus, in accordance with the legislative changes, from May 1, 2017 taxpayers have the right to enter the registration account as a VAT payer in the following ways:
1) by filing in a tax application for registration of the value-added tax on paper in person or electronically;
2) during the state registration of a resident legal entity in the National Register of Business Identification Numbers.
That is, the compulsory procedure of a visit to the tax authority for registration has been canceled, now it is sufficient to fill in an electronic application on the "Taxpayer's Cabinet" web portal or tick the corresponding item at legal entity registration through the e-Government portal e-gov.
3009 legal entities had used the service since May 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017. at registration in the justice bodies.