Popular type of business: refilling cartridges
To work, you must register as a business entity. The easiest way is to form as an individual entrepreneur, because it does not require the investment of a large amount of funds, and also takes a little time and effort. If there is a need to register a legal entity, then a preferred form is a limited liability company, because in this case, as in the case of individual entrepreneurship, a simplified taxation system will be available, which involves transfer to the state no more than six percent of the income or 15 percent of operating profit as taxes. The activity itself falls under the definition of (JCCP 2) 82.11 Services in the field of administrative services are complex or (JCSC 2) 82.19 Photocopying services, preparation of documents and other support services for office activities, according to the old classifier (which is valid until January 1, 2016) – (OKPD) 72.50.11 Services for the maintenance and repair of office machines.
No special certificates and licenses are required for this activity, however, some entrepreneurs turn to manufacturers or the official representative of firms to work within the framework of an agreement with a supplier of a particular brand to act as an official service center. However, in this case, it is almost certain that you will not be able to directly fill and refill cartridges, work with equipment from several manufacturers and offer a more complete package of services. The advantages of this format of work include a higher level of consumer confidence and some support from the manufacturer. But still, in most cases, this type of organization of its activities is less profitable than just servicing all the equipment.
The next step in organizing your business will be finding a place to work. For obvious reasons, it is best to be located somewhere in the center of the city, and even better in the business districts of the city, where there is a high concentration of various firms and offices. Convenience of location allows you to attract a much larger number of customers and conduct a more profitable business. However, it should be borne in mind that the proximity of competitors may have a detrimental effect on development, especially at first, because for some time a working firm has its own customer base and is almost certainly known in its area, making it difficult to compete with such a player. Minimum for work will require a relatively small office, which can accommodate 4-5 people. You can be located on the territory of any business center, with a significant number of firms already operating in this center becoming potential consumers of services. You can rent a room in a separate building, and if an entrepreneur has an adequate budget, you can buy out the property as a property, this will reduce monthly expenses, but significantly increase the amount of initial investments.
The size of the room can vary greatly depending on the planned amount of work, a 30-square-meter office is enough for work, but if an enterprise plans to service a large amount of organizational technology while carrying out repairs on its premises, then it is necessary to proceed at least 50 square meters, and sometimes many times more. It is likely that it will be necessary to carry out at least redecoration of your premises, for which it will be necessary to allocate additional funds, as well as purchase the necessary office equipment, peripheral equipment and furniture, and this applies only to the equipment necessary for the implementation of organizational and administrative issues, machines and equipment for Ensuring their business processes, directly related to profit, will require significant investments, and this issue will be discussed in more detail below. In general, at this stage of the business, an average of 100 thousand rubles will be required, but only if it was decided to rent an office, and not to purchase premises in the property.
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Next, you should purchase the equipment necessary to perform the work. There is a whole list of equipment that is used to refill cartridges:
1. Cartridge cleaning station
2. Vacuum cleaners for toner
3. Workplace refill cartridges
4. Inkjet line
5. Additional equipment for recycling
6. In addition: 1) ink and refill kits for inkjet cartridges, 2) packaging for cartridges, 3) toner filters