Germany Corona Tax ReliefApril 2020
The deadline for filing 2019 annual tax reports and paying the tax due was postponed till June 30,2020 for companies and individuals.
Individuals paying their due taxes and filing reports before May 31, 2020 will get a 5% deduction of their tax dues.
Bulgaria Norway Double Tax TreatyJanuary 2016
The 2014 double tax treaty, DTA, between the two countries applies from
January 1, 2016 . The tax withholding rates according to the DTA will be 5%/15% on dividends, depending on the percentage of holding by the recipient company , 0%/5% on payment of interest and 5% on royalties.
Bulgaria Tax Rates 2013June 2013
There are no significant changes in the Bulgarian 2013 taxation compared to 2012.
In 2013 both the corporate income tax rate and the personal income tax rate are flat at 10%.
The Bulgarian social security rates are 17.8% -18.5% for employers and 12.9% for employees.
The standard V.A.T. rate in Bulgaria is 20% with a reduced 9% V.A.T. rate.
V.A.T. on Hotel AccommodationFebruary 2011
Starting April 1, 2011 the Bulgarian V.A.T. on hotel accommodation will increase from the current 7% to 9%.
Bulgaria Tax EvadersJuly 2010
According to the NAP, National Revenue Agency of Bulgaria about 60%-70% of the retailers and 80% of the small shops owners evade reporting their real income.
The NAP will connect VAT registered taxpayers by September 2011 and other retailers by March 2012 to a distant internet connection to the NAP, ensuring better control over their real income.
Bulgaria Tax Rates 2009March 2009
There are no significant changes in 2009, compared to 2008.
The Bulgarian corporate income tax rate for 2009 is 10%. Individuals too pay a flat 10% tax on their income.
The standard V.A.T rate in 2009 is 20%. There is also a reduced V.A.T rate of 7%.
From 1.1.2009 the double taxation tax agreement with the U.S. is in effect. The tax treaty relates to maximum tax withholding rates for payments between the two countries. The treaty sets measures regarding tax avoidance as well.
2008 Income Tax Rates -BulgariaJanuary 2008
From 1.1.2008 Bulgaria has a new 10% flat tax rate for individuals, replacing the 10%-24% tax rates in 2007.
The Bulgarian 10% corporate tax rate for 2008 remains the same as in 2007.
The VAT rate in 2008 is 20%, the same as in 2007.
Bulgaria USA Tax TreatyFebruary 2007
Bulgaria and the USA signed on 23.2.2007 the first tax treaty between the 2 countries.
Bulgaria Corporate TaxJanuary 2007
From 1.1.2007 the new Bulgarian corporate tax rate is 10% ,compared to the previous tax rate of 15%.
The new tax rate is one of the lowest in the EU.
Bulgaria Property TaxJanuary 2006
From 1.1.2006 Bulgaria property tax will increse by 30% in Sofia and other major cities in Bulgaria.
Bulgaria Income TaxJanuary 2005
From 1.1.2005 the new Bulgaria corporate tax rate is 15%(previous rate-19.5%).
The top marginal tax rate for individuals in Bulgaria is 24%(2004-29%).
Bulgaria Income TaxJanuary 2004
From 1.1.2004 the new corporate income tax rate in Bulgaria is 19.5%(previous rate-23.5%)
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