Administration fee

Administration fee according to the Executive Order on Waste

 

Administration fee according the Executive Order on Waste,*
In addition to the charge for the waste-collection scheme, REFA charges an annual administration fee per business. The charge covers REFA's and the municipality's general costs for managing the waste-management scheme, including information, regulatory planning, a waste-data and regulatory system and planning. The administration fee is charged for all P numbers* listed in the CVR registry as of 1 January. The invoice is sent to the owner of the business listed in the CVR registry. The fee for 2014 is DKK 287.50. From 2014, the annual charge is collected in January.

Exemption from the administration fee
According to Section 60 (1)–(3) of the the Executive Order on Waste, a group of businesses may be granted an exemption for this fee

  • if the sector code is listed in Appendix 8 of the Executive Order*, and if the business registered under the P number** address has 0–1 employees, not including commercial fishermen, regardless of the number of employees
  • businesses whose type of business is listed in Appendix 9, point 1 of the Executive Order*, and if the business listed under the P number** address has 0 employees, regardless of the number of employees in the business
  • businesses which document that they had an annual VAT-based turnover or wage bill of less than DKK 300,000 in the last financial year.

Applications for exemption must be sent to REFA by e-mail to post@refa.dk or by post to Energivej 4, DK-4800 Nykøbing F.

Applications for exemptions according to Section 60 (3) or  4 of the Executive Order on Waste must be received by REFA no later than 1 April 2014. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

*The Executive Order on Waste is a Danish law and is only available in Danish.

**P number is an abbreviation for "production unit number". A production unit is a designation of a business's activities conducted at a specific address. One or more production units are associated with each business listed in the CVR registry. The number has 10 digits.

 

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