Frequently Asked Questions – producer of the electrical equipment
1. When, where and how to declare the recycling fee at the point of sale?
A producer of the electrical equipment is obliged to declare the amount of recycling fee at the point of sale by notice on the packaging, label or tax document or other similar document issued by the sale. This obligation applies only to so called “household electrical equipment.” The amount of recycling fee shall not exceed the best estimate of the real expenses for collection, transport and processing of the household electrical waste. The recycling fee shall be displayed visibly during the entire distribution chain.
2. Am I obliged to declare the recycling fee at the sales point in case when I am only a distributor of the electrical equipment for the Slovak Republic?
Yes, as a distributor of the electrical equipment you are obliged to declare at the point of sale of the electrical equipment the recycling fee, if it was indicated by the producer of the electrical equipment.
3. I import only occasionally / small amount, which fee I will pay?
The membership in the NATUR-PACK system is free of charge. The fee amount will depend on the volume of the electrical equipment introduced by the client to the market of the Slovak Republic. The fee will be calculated as a multiplication of the volume of electrical equipment introduced to the market by the individual categories during the respective quarter, and recycling fees (tariffs) defined in the contract. The minimum fee amounts 25 EUR (VAT exempt) per quarter, and it covers also administrative costs and client services.
4. What are my obligations as an electrical equipment producer in addition to the registration?
You can find the information on the basic obligations of a producer of the electrical equipment HERE.