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C-430/19. Exercise of the right to deduct in the case of value added tax (VAT)

On 4th June, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued decision C-430/19, having an impact on the area of practice of tax inspections. Basically, in this way it was established that it is excessive on the part of the Tax Office to request other supporting documents besides the invoice, in order to benefit […]

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Measures to support employees and employers starting with June 1, 2020

Emergency Ordinance no. 92/2020 for the establishment of active support measures for employees and employers in the context of the epidemiological situation determined by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, as well as for the modification of some normative acts (Official Gazette no. 459 / 29.05.2020) – The main provisions provided by this normative act: […]

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Legislative changes from April 21st

During April 21st, 2020, the following normative acts were published: Order no. 935/2020 on the modification and completion of the Order of the President of the National Agency for Fiscal Administration no. 587/2016 for the approval of the model and the content of the forms used for the declaration of taxes and taxes with a […]

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Emergency Ordinance no. 48/2020

In the Official Gazette no. 319 the Emergency Ordinance no. 48/2020 regarding some financial-fiscal measures has been published. The provisions of this normative act apply from April 16, 2020. The main legislative changes refer to: VAT refund with subsequent verification The VAT requested for reimbursement through the negative VAT statement with reimbursement option, submitted within […]

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Emergency Ordinance no. 33/2020

In the Official Gazette no. 260 of March 30, 2020, the Emergency Ordinance no. 33/2020 regarding some fiscal measures and the modification of some normative acts, has been published, the act thus coming to the support of the taxpayers by offering two fiscal discounts, respectively reductions of taxes, as assuring the reverse taxation of the […]

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Emergency Ordinance no. 32/2020 – simplifications in granting technical unemployment

The Emergency Ordinance no. 32/2020 has modified and simplified the technical unemployment procedure initially provided in the Emergency Ordinance no. 30/2020. Thus, all the employees (not just 75% of them) can benefit from the technical unemployment allowance to all the employers who temporarily reduce or interrupt the activity totally or partially as a result of […]

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Modification of the activity of Public Relations of the General Inspectorate for Immigration

During the emergency state decreed by the Romanian Government: the activities of receiving all the requests made by the foreign and European citizens based on GEO 194/2002 regarding the regime of foreigners in Romania and the GEO 102/2005 regarding the free movement in the territory of Romania of the citizens of the EU / EEA […]

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Technical unemployment during the establishment of the emergency situation

Who can benefit: – the employees to whom the temporary contract was suspended, on the initiative of the employer, according to art. 52 paragraph (1) lit. c) of Law no. 53/2003 – Labor Code, during the state of emergency established by Decree no. 195/2020 and as a result of the effects produced by the SARS-CoV-2 […]

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Measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Ordering no. 2/2020 MILITARY regarding measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Official Gazette no. 232 / 21.03.2020) The following measures shall enter into force starting March 22, 2020, at 22.00: – The activity in the dental medicine offices is temporarily suspended. By exception, emergency dental interventions are allowed. – Temporarily suspend the retail activities […]

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Facilities granted by the state during the state of emergency

Emergency Ordinance no. 30/2020 for the modification and completion of some normative acts, as well as for establishing measures in the field of social protection in the context of the epidemiological situation determined by the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (Official Gazette no. 231 / 21.03.2020) Free days paid for parents – Parents of children […]

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Economic and fiscal-budgeting measures during the state of national emergency

Emergency Ordinance no. 29/2020 regarding some economic and fiscal-budgetary measures (Official Gazette no. 230 / 21.03.2020) The normative act enters into force starting March 21, 2020 and provides the following measures: Support measures for small and medium-sized enterprises – The granting of state guarantees in favor of each beneficiary participating in the program for one […]

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Modifications regarding the work program with the public for foreign citizens

In the context of measures to prevent and limit the spread of infection with COVID-19, the General Inspectorate for Immigration (GII) establishes new measures for foreign citizens, which will be applied during the establishment of the national emergency state, as follows: Starting with 20.03.2020, the activity of receiving requests for the issuing of travel documents, […]

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Schengen Visa rules set to change as of February 2020

The Schengen visa is one of the most famous visas in the world, granting to its holder the possibility of traveling to 26 European countries, 22 of them part of the European Union. The number of Schengen visa applicants has been steadily increasing every year. Currently, travelers from 104 countries and entities need to obtain […]

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2020 quota for newly admitted foreign employees to the labour market

The Government Decision no. 968/20.12.2019 sets out a total number of 30,000 work permits that can be issued in 2020 to foreign citizens belonging to other states than the EU or the EEA or the Swiss Confederation, or to foreign citizens whose free access to the labor market is established through treaties and agreements concluded […]

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Guidance for UK nationals working and residing in Romania

The Romanian government announcement in response to Brexit involves the following: In view of the invocation on 29.03.2017 by UK of art. 50 of the Treaty on EU, which led to the initiation of its withdrawal from the EU, hereinafter referred to as Brexit, In the context that the withdrawal agreement negotiated between the EU […]

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Online Marketplaces Become Responsible for VAT

Online marketplaces in the EU (such as Amazon, Ebay etc.) will become responsible for charging and collecting VAT for their non-EU sellers in an attempt to recover EUR 5 billion in VAT fraud. European Commission (EC), and ECOFIN finance ministers reached a decision in March and over the last couple of months they have discussed […]

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Brexit Update

Three Month Extension European leaders have approved UK’s request for a three-month extension for Brexit. Donald Tusk, president of the EU Council, informed that EU27 leaders have agreed to accept UK’s request for a Brexit “flextension” until January 31, 2020; the decision is expected to be formalized through a written procedure. Britain agreed to hold […]

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Directive 1852/2017 transposed to the national legislation

On August 22nd 2019, Romania transposed the EU directive 1852/2017, which establishes a system that promises the elimination of misunderstandings between EU Member States regarding the application of the provisions of bilateral treaties and other international agreements of conventions. Thus, the companies will have through these new provisions an instrument that will give them a […]

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Modification of the GD no. 34/2019

Government Decision no. 34/2019 published in the Official Gazette no. 80 on 31.01.2019, established a total number of 20,000 of work permits that can be issued in 2019 to Non-European citizens, newly-admitted workers for the following types of workers: permanent, trainee, seasonal, cross-border, highly skilled, seconded, ICT (people transferred within the same company). Considering the […]

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