Changes coming into force from April 1 announced

Changes in the legislation of Uzbekistan that will come into force on April 1, 2022:

  • Driving licenses issued before 2010 will be considered invalid;
  • Those who report cases of illegal logging will be rewarded with 270,000 soums;
  • Dividends received by individuals from shares will be exempt from income tax;
  • Some kindergartens will be allowed to adopt children from 2 years old;
  • Elderly people living alone will be treated free of charge in sanatoriums once a year;
  • A mechanism for guaranteed procurement of localized pharmaceutical products will be introduced;
  • A new model of medical surveillance and patronage will be introduced for early detection and targeted monitoring of endocrine diseases;
  • In some industries, the social tax rate will be set at 1%;
  • Manufacturers of national musical instruments will be given tax breaks;
  • The procedure for issuing a medical certificate of death will be abolished;
  • Requirements for the websites of ministries and departments will be strengthened;
  • The minimum amount of disability benefits for disabled citizens will be increased;
  • When concluding a contract with UzAuto Motors, the procedure for registration of the car in the name of the person who entered into the contract shall come into force;
  • Rewards will be paid to those who report violations in the field of public financial control;
  • A social tax rate of 1% is levied on shoe manufacturers;
  • Individuals will be reimbursed for the cost of training courses in the field of fish farming in households;
  • “Remote electronic declaration” customs posts will be established in all regions.