The Decision on utility fees, on which had been organized public discussion in Novi Grad, envisages significant rise of fees for legal entities that is persons that performs any type of production or business activities as business company. Suggestions on Decision will be taken into consideration, after which, the text of the document will be discussed within Economic council of Novi Grad Municipality and at the session of Municipal council of Novi Grad Municipality.
Danka Graonić, Head of the section for communal and housing, property-legal and environment protection affairs, had emphasized that minimal rises of utility fees is envisaged for entrepreneurs that perform business activities as private persons.
,,The Decision in force is from 2012th and there were a huge differences in amounts since types of businesses were differently grouped. The new Decision has grouped types of businesses in better way and more precisely defined amounts for each specific field”, she had said.
The following are exempt from paying fee: institutions and public institutions, organizations and NGOs of a public interest and persons from families of the fallen, deceased, missing or captured war veterans, disabled war veterans and civilian casualties of the war.
Also, exempted from paying utility fee for the first year of business operation are persons that for the first time run production or service activity, as entrepreneurs.
From utility fees, as primary municipal source of revenues, last year had been realized 347.000 BAM, while for this year is envisaged rise by 3.19%.