New fines for violations regarding the transportation of vehicles in the custom regime of temporary import and transit become valid starting from August 22, 2019.
By this time, owners of cars with foreign registration were able to register their cars and avoid such fines. Right for this purpose, the implementation of increased administrative liability for violations regarding the transportation of vehicles was delayed until August.
In total, since February 23, 2019 when the beneficiary period with the application of reduced rate of the excise tax for customs clearance of cars has come to the end, subsequently by August 18, 2019 the number of 107.6 thousand vehicles has been registered for which the amount of almost 7.7 billion UAH has been paid. Out of this number, almost 3.9 thousand are cars that were imported to the custom territory of Ukraine from January 1, 2015 until the time when new rules for the import of such cars become valid and those cars that were in the custom regimes of temporary import or transit. 339 million UAH has been paid for their registration.
During the beneficiary period from November 25, 2018 to February 22, 2019, the number of more than 218 thousand vehicles has been registered by the SFS Customs for which the amount of 13.6 billion UAH has been paid. Out of these, 140 thousand are cars with foreign registration that were imported to the custom territory of Ukraine since January 1, 2015 before the new rules regarding the import of such vehicles become valid and were in custom regime of temporary import or transit, for which nearly 8.7 billion UAH has been paid.
Remember that according to the new rules in case of exceeding the delivery time of vehicles for personal use and commercial purposes from 20 to 30 days a fine in the amount of 85 thousand UAH is prescribed. If the term is exceeded by more than 30 days, and in the case of loss or dismantling of the car, the fine will reach 170 thousand UAH or confiscation of such cars.
Similar fines are prescribed in the case of exceeding the terms of temporary import of vehicles for personal use and commercial purposes. Thus, exceeding the time from 20 to 30 days - the amount of the fine will be 85 thousand UAH, more than 30 days, as well as in the case of loss or dismantling - 170 thousand UAH or confiscation.
In addition, there is prescribed responsibility for transferring the car for personal use temporarily transported to the custom territory of Ukraine or placed in custom regime of transit in the ownership or disposal to another person, as well as for the use of such vehicle for commercial purposes. In the case of such violation, it is necessary to pay a fine in the amount of two thousand non-taxable minimum incomes of citizens - 34 thousand UAH.