The Department for Commercial Affairs performs following activities: registration of state road users, invoicing the users, monitoring and realization of payment of the following fees: fees for placement of advertising boards, billboards, devices for announcing or advertising on state road, i.e. on any other land used by the Enterprise, rental fees for a portion of the road land strip or any other land used by the Enterprise, fees for establishment of water mains, sewers, electronic, electric, phone and telegraphic lines and the like on the state road, fees for usage of commercial facilities having an access from the state road, fees for usage of the state road by the vehicles registered abroad. It prepares reminders and documents for court procedures, cooperates with the competent tax and municipal institutions, and responsible Sectors within the Enterprise.
Pursuant to Article 17, para 1, item 13 of the Law on Public Roads the fee for state road usage for foreign vehicles is being collected. In accordance with the Article 17, item 2 of this Law the amount of fee shall be determined by the State Road Manager with the Government’s approval.
The Customs Administration, based on the contract concluded with the PE “Roads of Serbia”, performs collection of fees on border-crossings for state road used by the vehicles registered abroad, in the name and on behalf of the PE “Roads of Serbia”.
Funds from collected fees are used, in accordance with the Article 22 of the Law on Public Roads, for construction, rehabilitation, maintenance and protection of state roads.
The Decision on the fee for state road usage for foreign vehicles („Official Gazette of RS“, No. 16/2016), prescribes the amounts of fees, laid down in EUR, as follows:
Trucks and trailers, per each gross ton kilometer – EUR 0,0027
Buss and buss trailer per each kilometer:
- For vehicle with 23 seats – EUR 0,0286
- For vehicle over 23 seats – EUR 0,0366
Trailer for luggage belonging to passengers traveling with the bus drawing a trailer is considered to be a component part of the bus.
The Law on Public Roads ("Off. Gazette of RS", No. 101 dated 21 November 2005, 123/07, 101/11, 93/12, 104/13) defines in Article 2, para 1, item 2 the public road as a road that fulfils the criteria for classification by the relevant authority. Regulation on Public Road Classification ("Off. Gazette of RS ", No. 105 dated 29 November 2013, 119/13, 93/15), classifies roads as I Category state roads and II Category state roads in the territory of the Republic of Serbia.
Article 17, para 1, item 4, 7, 8, 10 and 12 of the Law on Public Roads defines fees payable for public road usage, and Article 17, para 2, defines that the amount of fees for the public road shall be established by the road manager supported by the governmental approval, and that the amounts of fees for the municipal road and streets shall be established by the municipal road manager supported by the approval of the municipal council, i.e. town assembly.
Concerning the state roads, the Serbian Government approved the Decision on the amount of fees for state road usage (“Off. Gazette of RS“ No.16/09), which defines:
Annual fees - fee for placement of advertising boards, billboards, devices for announcements and advertising on the state road, i.e. any other land used by the Enterprise, rental fee for a portion of the road land strip and any other land used by the Enterprise, fees for usage of commercial facilities having an access from the public road, as well as temporary commercial facilities (containers, kiosks, station wagons, mobile shops, and the like)
One-time fee – fee for placement of water mains, sewers, electronic, electric, telephone and telegraph lines and the like on a public road.
Established annual fees are payable in twelve equal monthly installments, by the fifth day of the month for preceding month, based on the contract concluded with the Public Enterprise. One-time fee is to be paid as a single payment on the occasion of contracting.
The revenues from collected fees, as provided for in Article 22 of the Law on Public Roads, shall be used for construction, rehabilitation, maintenance and protection of public roads.
- Decision on the amount of fees for state road usage (Official Gazette of RS, No.16, 06.03.2009)
For information on payment of prescribed fees, complaints, observations, feel free to contact the Department for Commercial Affairs by calling one of the following phone numbers:
011/30 84 282, 30 84 254, 30 84 251, 30 84 244
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS RELATING REALIZATION OF PAYMENT OF FEES FOR PUBLIC ROADS USERS
Question: Is it possible to pay arrears in installments?
Answer: Arrears are not payable in installments, and Decision on the fees for state road usage specifies a method of fee payment.
Question: Who should be contacted in case of cessation of operations of the commercial facility?
Answer: In case of changes in circumstances (change of owner of commercial facility, facility lease, closure of commercial facility) it is necessary to notify the PE “Roads of Serbia” – Department for Commercial Affairs.
Question: Are the interests on arrears accrued and on what grounds?
Answer: Pursuant to Article 26 of the Law on Public Roads and with regards to the controlling procedures, interest charges, refunds, extinctive prescriptions, penalties and other not stipulated in this Law, the provisions of the Law on Tax Procedure and Tax Administration shall apply, and Article 75 of the Law thoroughly describes the method of interest calculation.
Question: What does the commercial temporary facility mean?
Answer: Commercial temporary facilities include containers, kiosks, station wagons, movable shops and the like, situated along the state road
Question: Who within the Public Enterprise should be informed on use permit or fiscal cash registers, as a commencement of operation of the commercial facility?
Answer: The second party of the contract is obliged by the same contract to notify in writing the PE “Roads of Serbia” – Department for Commercial Affairs within 15 days from the day of first use of the complex or a part thereof and obtainment of use permit.