Invoicing period of company income and expenses

A situation is possible in which the activities of a Bulgarian company have been actually carried out in a previous month or accounting period, but due to the established reporting organization, invoicing has been carried out in the following month. In this case, the question arises to which period the invoiced company income and expenses refer. Continue reading “Invoicing period of company income and expenses”

Taxation of an individual upon receipt of a liquidation share in an LTD.

I. General provisions:

Each partner in a limited liability company (LLC) in Bulgaria is entitled to a liquidation share. Each partner has a partnership share of the company’s property, the amount of which is determined according to his share in the capital. The share in the capital determines the property rights of the partners, one of which is the right to a liquidation share.

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Declaration of income received under a civil contract

When concluding a civil contract in Bulgaria, the question arises as to what tax the income received under it is taxed.

Taxable under the Personal Income Tax Act (PITА) is the income from all sources acquired by a taxable person during the tax year, except for income that is exempt from tax by law.

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Taxation of an individual upon receipt of a dividend in an LTD.

I. General provisions:

Each partner in a limited liability company (LLC) in Bulgaria has the right to participate in the distribution of the company’s profit. Each partner has a partnership share of the company’s property, the amount of which is determined according to his share in the capital. The share in the capital determines the property rights of the partners, one of which is the right to part of the profit (dividend right).

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Tax treatment of the income realized remotely from Bulgaria by a natural person working for a foreign company located in another country

In the conditions of a changeable situation, some of the companies manage to adapt by implementing their commercial activity through remote work of their employees. A situation often arises when a person hired on work abroad has to perform his duties remotely from the territory of another country. Until one moment this person has paid taxes in the country where the company has its registered office, and subsequently, after beginning the remote performance of his duties in another country, the question arises about the tax treatment of the income realized through remote work.

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Branch of a foreign trader in Bulgaria

I. General provisions

In view of the tax advantages that Bulgaria provides for foreign investors, and taking into account the country’s membership in the European Union, one of the often preferred forms of commercial activity in Bulgaria by traders from other countries is the establishment of a branch of a foreign trader.

The registration of a branch of a foreign trader in Bulgaria does not lead to the creation of a new legal entity, but only to a territorially and organizationally separated part of it. The branch has its headquarters, object of activity, a person who manages it, workers, etc. However, the branch does not own separate property other than that of its principal. Continue reading “Branch of a foreign trader in Bulgaria”

Declaring an asset sold by a non-trading company

In the situation of a sale of a company asset (e.g. a car) in a reporting period during which no commercial activity has been carried out in Bulgaria by a company, the question arises whether this company can be defined as a person that has not carried out activity within the meaning of the Law on accounting and whether it should declare the amount of the sale of the asset.

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Taxation of self-insured persons

For the income acquired from his activity in Bulgaria, the self-insured person is obliged to issue a reporting document.

A self-employed person, who has acquired income from his activity and has declared to the payer of the income the circumstance that he is self-insured, owes in advance a tax on the difference between the taxable income and the legally recognized expenses for his activity, as well as the social security contributions, which he is obliged to make at his own expense for the months of the quarter during which the taxable income has been acquired.

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Insurance of self-insured persons

The obligation for insurance of self-insured persons in Bulgaria arises from the day of commencement or resumption of employment activity and continue until its interruption or termination. Upon commencement, interruption, resumption or termination of any employment activity, the self-insured person submits a declaration according to a sample.

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Exercising of labor activity and social security insuring of the owner and the manager of a limited liability company (Ltd.)

Bodies of the limited liability company (LTD.) in Bulgaria are a general meeting and a manager (managers), as the manager may not be a partner. The manager organizes and manages the activity of the company in accordance with the law and the general meeting’s decisions. The company is represented by the manager. Upon several managers each of them can act alone unless the Articles of association provides otherwise. In regard to the sole owner limited liability company (LTD.), the issues that are from the competence of the general meeting are decided by the sole owner of the company. The relations between the company and the manager are settled by a contract for assignment of the management. The contract is concluded in writing on behalf of the company through a person authorized by the general meeting of the partners or by the sole owner.

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