Fabian Demicoli

Suggestions: Reduce EU administrative burdens on business

GRTU would like to make its members aware of the possibility to fill in an online questionnaire on administrative burden.  The questionnaire is part of the ongoing effort of the European Commission to cut red tape.

 

Many SMEs, especially those in trade, suffer from the extensive obligations flowing from the Intrastat regulation. If the Commission receives sufficient responses that address this topic, it might cause them to amend the regulation. Therefore I would urge you to make use of this opportunity.

Below the link to the questionnaire.

http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/better-regulation/administrative-burdens/online-consultation/submit-an-idea/index_en.htm

The Questionnaire

The European Commission has launched a major Action Programme for reducing administrative burdens (2007-2012). This programme focuses on the information that EU businesses are obliged to provide to public authorities or private parties: information required for legal registration, certification, inspection, subsidy; filing statistical forms; energy labels for consumers or reports to stockholders; etc.

If you feel that you are obliged to provide unnecessary information or that the required information could be provided in a more efficient way, please use the questionnairs to submit your suggestion(s). If you have problems with several pieces of legislation, use preferably a separate form for each piece of legislation.

Each suggestion will be examined by the Commission. Every three months the Commission will prepare a summary of these suggestions and an overall feedback.

Your personal data are collected only to the extent necessary for processing your submission. More information on Personal

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