Value-added tax

Large-scale retroactive crackdown on tax evasion

Greece's Independent Authority for Public Revenue (IAPR) plans to tighten its grip on tax evaders, with an increase in checks, even retrospectively, dating back to 2014.
In particular, and for the first time, it will cross-check supplier and customer declarations with the corresponding income and value-added tax declarations from 2014 onward.

Sofia Municipality Will Give Аpproximately BGN 8 Мillion for Chimney Filters against the Dirty Air

The Metropolitan Municipality has announced an order for the supply and installation of household chimney filters that use wood and coal for heating. The estimated budget is BGN 7.92 million with VAT. The plan is to initially buy up to 1000 pieces, and subsequently, possibly more.

Editorial: The great reform on tax invoices

The finance ministry in the third quarter of 2019 will launch a pilot programme regarding the electronic declarations of invoices and companies' bookkeeping.

The aim is to create a framework for the mandatory electronic submission of invoices and bookkeeping for all businesses and freelance professionals, as of 1 January, 2020.

Tax incentive for building upgrades

The demand by property owners for a tax discount in relation to expenditure on energy improvements and other upgrades to buildings will be satisfied by the government.
POMIDA, the national federation of property owners, has been pushing the idea for a long time and has now managed to convince the government as to its value.

Debt repayment set for boost

The Finance Ministry is looking at ways of making the 120-installment scheme for settling debts in taxes and social security contributions more attractive, with sources suggesting that a foreign expert may be brought in to help lure more debtors and bolster state coffers.

SUMMARY: Hackers have Penetrated the Bulgarian National Revenue Agency through the Tax Refund System

The penetration in the NRA system, which shared personal data for millions of citizens and businesses, was probably done through the "tax" service and, in addition to registration of the hacker's email, there is no other evidence of a "Russian connection".

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