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Nottingham, United...
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opeing a bar resturant


I need some advice about opening a bar restaurant or even a shop

anyone know what permits etc needed

what taxes


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Dumfries, United...
posts: 22
1. Re: opeing a bar resturant

You need

ID 1500

Permit B 1800

Alien payroll Tax 30,000

Business Registration 10,000

GTA Licence if restaurant business is in tourist area and customers are tourists 20,000 -35000

Local Council Registration 5000 - 10000 depending on business type and size

Liquor Licence ?

Weights & Measures Permit ?

Register with Revenue for payroll tax for employees.

Voluntary Vat registration turnover 500,000

Compulsory Vat registration 1m

Vat payable 15%

Quarterly income tax payment on profits normally based on turnover.

Hope that helps.

posts: 32
2. Re: opeing a bar resturant

Best advise is DON'T!

Barry, United...
posts: 308
reviews: 24
3. Re: opeing a bar resturant

and don't forget all the " figures of authority" how will mistake you for a cash point machine.

seriously,if you're really thinking about this message me and i will see if i can set up a chat with a mate of mine who has had experince of opening a bar their.cost him a mint

Bristol, United...
posts: 5,155
4. Re: opeing a bar resturant

There is another Extra Tax 30,000 Dalasi for School's, if You earn 1,000,000 D a Year..

''.. Rich....

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5. Re: opeing a bar resturant


Let me correct it little bit...alien payroll not 30 but 40.000 dalasis, and business registration is not 10.000 but only 1.500.

Weight and measure 1200, and Police liquor license 1000

Furthermore you will need permit each year from

Nawec (1500),

Fire Brigade (500)

"rental"fee for sign board to the KMC 4000/each even if it is front of your restaurant

Fresh food certificate and

Health clearance from Ministry of Health.

Best of luck if you wish to open a bar&restaurant.


Las Alpujarras
posts: 105
6. Re: opeing a bar resturant

To open a bar/restaurant in TG is a wonderful idea,the reality will be totally different.Your chances of success

are minuscule,nothing to do with you,simply the way it is.To succeed in any business enterprise in TG,you need to have a particular type of character,one that is able to see and expect the worst in people.If it doesn't

bankrupt you financially it will certainly bankrupt you personally.Best policy for TG,keep a low profile and enjoy

a tourist's perspective of the place.

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7. Re: opeing a bar resturant

Read 'Tears Over Tower Bridge'by Helen Russel available on line from fast print or amazon, a reality check!!!!

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Bedlington, United...
posts: 141
reviews: 9
9. Re: opeing a bar resturant

I just wish someone would sell ice lollies!

Exeter, United...
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10. Re: opeing a bar resturant

ditto Kim J!! Fresh flavours of fruit used in TG-nice.

not sure about where or if van-travelling or static?

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