Value Added Tax (Fiscalised Recording of Taxable Transactions) (Amendment) Regulations, 2016 (No. 7)

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Year: 
2016
Number of SL: 
148
Date of assent: 
02 December 2016
Date of promulgation: 
02 December 2016
Date of commencement: 
01 January 2017
Issuing Authority: 
Zimbabwe Government
In-force: 
Yes

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Finance and Economic Development has, in terms of section 78 of the Value Added Tax Act [Chapter 23:12], made the following regulations-

(1) These regulations may be cited as the Value Added Tax (Fiscalised Recording of Taxable Transactions) (Amendment) Regulations, 2016 (No. 7).

(2) These regulations will be effective as from 1st January, 2017.
2. Section 3 of The Value Added Tax of (Fiscalised Recording of Taxable Transactions) Regulations, 2010, published in Statutory Instrument 104 of20 10 (hereinafter called "the principal regulations') is amended by the deletion of subsections (1) and (2) and the substitution of the following:-

"3 (1) Every registered operator who is a retail operator shall, for the purposes of recording his or her taxable transactions, use-
(a) a fiscalised electronic register; or
(b) a non-fiscalised electronic register together with a fiscal memory device.
(2) Every registered operator other than a retail operator shall, for the purposes of recording his or her taxable transactions, use-
(a) an electronic signature device; or
(b) a fiscalised electronic register; or
(c) a non-fiscalised electronic register together with a fiscal memory device.":
Provided that for the purposes of section 4(d), the Commissioner-General may identify and designate any electronic data storage system operated by a registered operator and linked to the devices specified in subsections (1) and (2), and the identification and designation of such electronic data storage system shall not preclude the registered operator from complying with subsections (1) and (2).