The All-Russian Classifier of Economic Activities (OKVED) was introduced in 2001 to replace the outdated All-Union Classifier of the National Economy Sectors (OKONKh). These codes are designed to streamline existing activities and are created to facilitate tax accounting.
It is necessary to find out the OKVED code even before the formation of a new legal entity and the registration of an individual entrepreneur. It must correspond to the type of occupation that is supposed to be engaged in the future. If you plan to carry out several types of activities, then you need to select codes that satisfy the parameters of each of them. This list can be as long as you like - the legislation does not limit their number in any way.
Write down on a piece of paper everything you plan to do after completing all the documentation required for entrepreneurship. Here it is important to take into account not only the areas to be involved in the short term, but also the possible directions of development in the future. To do this, mentally answer a number of questions for yourself: • How do you see your business in six months, a year, five years? • How will an organized enterprise develop over time? • What types of activities do you intend to discover additionally? tasks, especially on the scale of a large enterprise with a wide range of proposed types of work. It is best to revisit this question a few times before choosing a definitive list of codes.
Find the positions of interest in the directory. A complete list of existing codes can be found on the Internet - information on them is in the public domain.
OKVED codes are involved in the process of tax and financial accounting, therefore, their choice should be taken as seriously as possible. It should be borne in mind that some types of activities are interconnected with a certain taxation system. Therefore, if you plan to apply UTII, then you should first find out which businesses in which areas can afford it, and, if the line of business corresponds, register the required code.