Legal New 07/2018
Thursday, July 19, 2018

A draft of an Act no. 289/2008 Coll about using an electronic cash register is already in  the annotation procedure.  The amendment should introduce an obligation for entrepreneurs to use the registration cash-desk the so-called " the cash-desk e-kasa client, which will be simultaneously linked to Inland Revenue system, e-kasa system. This system will allow the integration of both online cash registers and virtual cash registers into the central financial database, allowing the system to send data in real time as well as in offline mode. Benefits for entrepreneurs will be related to reduced administrative burdens in purchasing hardware, reducing operating costs, continual switching between accounting days, data export to simplify the submission of a VAT Checklist, and data availability during archiving. The system will also allow customers to verify the authenticity of real-time cash receipts. The data obtained will also serve for tax control purposes. The proposed activity is set for 01.03.2019, except for some provisions that are effective from 01.07.2019.
From 01.07.2018 the Act no. 201/2008 is effective.. The objective is to ensure the backflow of maintenance payments paid in cases where the obliged person pays additional maintenance or if it is recovering maintenance by the enforcement action in the performance of the maintenance obligation. The amendment introduces the obligation under what circumstances, when and to what extent the maintenance beneficiary will have to return the prepaid subsistence allowance in case of voluntary fulfillment by the liable person or in the case of recovery of the maintenance in the enforcement proceedings. The amendment also defines situations in which entitlement to alimony will not arise. The amendment is also intended to remove existing administrative burdens and make administrative action on alimony more efficient. The advantage of the amendment is also the abolition of the obligation of the applicants to prove the facts known to the payer or the facts to which the payer may gain access from the public administration information system.
The Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic submitted in July to an interdepartmental annotation  procedure to Act no. 56/2012 on road transport to create more favorable business conditions while taking measures to prevent the illegal operation of taxis. The amendment also reflects new trends and electronics regarding to  the use of services such as Hopin, Uber, Taxify, and so on. The amendment sets and simplifies the conditions  to eliminate as much as possible the illegal way of doing taxi business. The Ministry of Transport and Construction of the Slovak Republic has also proposed a new definition of dispatching, under which it will be understood the procuration of passenger transport services with vehicles with a maximum of nine persons including the driver, for example by telephone, digital platform or other means. The amendment to the Road Transport Act will be effective the 01.04.2019.