Bulgaria has signed double taxation treaties with more than 60 countries in order to avoid double taxation for foreign investors. This measure offers tax relief for companies operating in multiple countries. Along with the double tax treaties, Bulgaria also signed exchange of information protocols in order to have a clear image of the legal entities requesting double taxation relief.
Our lawyers in Bulgaria
help you benefit from the special taxation measures available under these double tax agreements.
In order to benefit from tax relief as applicable under double tax treaties, non-resident companies operating in Bulgaria must submit an application to prove that they are entitled to tax relief.
Double tax treaties between Bulgaria and other countries
More than sixty double tax treaties were signed by Bulgaria and other countries in order to avoid double taxation.
The countries which concluded double taxation treaties
with Bulgaria are: Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland
, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordon, Kazakhstan, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Morocco, Qatar, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Spain, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yugoslavia, Zimbabwe.
Who benefits from double tax treaties in Bulgaria?
Non-resident companies must submit an application and provide details to prove that they are entitled to tax relief under the special double taxation treaties. The company must prove that it has its main business office in a state which signed double tax treaties with Bulgaria, must have an income source in Bulgaria and must fulfil certain special requirements. An examination or an audit may be performed in order to verify the information contained in the application.
Our Bulgarian lawyers can offer you a complete company check-up to make sure that your company can benefit from tax relief under double taxation treaties.
If you want to invest in Bulgaria, our Bulgarian law firm
can provide complete legal services and information about other applicable taxes in Bulgaria, such as the corporate tax