Since the beginning of this year, new rules for cash registers and cash systems have entered into force. The new rules were developed with the aim to introduce stricter technical requirements for use of cash register and cash systems. Year 2016 is the transitional period, thus now two regulatory provisions are valid at the same time.

According to the explanation for use of cash register and cash register systems published by the State Revenue Service in its website during the period from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016, the following regulations apply:

CoM Regulations No 282 of 02.05.2007 [1]
CoM Regulations No 96 of 11.02.2014 [2] 
Until 31 December 2016 registration and use of cash register and the cash system compliant with old technical requirements. *
From 1 January 2016 registration and use of cash register, hybrid cash register and the cash system compliant with new technical requirements. **
From 1 January 2017 until 31 December 2018  members of the In-depth Cooperation Programme can use cash register and the cash system compliant with old technical requirements.
From 1 January 2019  members of the In-depth Cooperation Programme can use cash register and the cash system compliant with new technical requirements.

* technical requirements according to the Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No 133 of 20.02.2007 “Regulations regarding Technical Requirements for Electronic Devices and Equipment for the Registration of the Taxes and Other Payments” (hereinafter – Regulation No 133). 

** technical requirements according to the Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No 95 of 12.02.2014 “Regulations regarding Technical Requirements for Electronic Devices and Equipment for the Registration of the Taxes and Other Payments”.

According to above mentioned cash registers, hybrid cash registers and cash systems compliant with the new technical requirements must be used starting from 1 January 2017. 

Cash register models including modifications that may be used until 1 January 2016 are listed in the Appendix 5 of the Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No 96 of 2 November 2014. If the cash register models and modifications referred to in the Appendix 5 are planned to be used after 1 January 2017, it must be re-registered by the cash support service providers.

[1] The Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No 282 of 02.05.2007 “Procedure for Using Electronic Devices and Equipment for the Registration of the Taxes and Other Payments”.

[2] The Cabinet of Ministers Regulation No 96 of 11.02.2014 “Procedure for Using Electronic Devices and Equipment for the Registration of the Taxes and Other Payments”.