Administrative Burdens on Business

Description

In the EU´ approach to better regulation, the preparation of new legislation and simplification of existing legislation take into account the overall benefits and costs. The Commission has established a possible common approach adapted to EU needs and the above criteria, the “EU Net Administrative Cost Model”: According to the proposed “EU Net Administrative Cost Model”, administrative costs are defined as the costs incurred by enterprises, the voluntary sector, public authorities and citizens in meeting legal obligations to provide information on their action or production, either to public authorities or to private parties. Information is to be taken in a broad sense, including costs of labelling, reporting, and monitoring to provide information and registration. Also on-off costs may be taken into account.
 
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Guiding Questions

Does the policy option affect the nature of information obligations placed on businesses (for example the type of data required, reporting frequency, the complexity of submission processes)?

Relevant Policies

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Contact

http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/better-regulation/contact/index_en.htm

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