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Maja Marcelic


Bardek, Lisac, Mušec, Skoko and partners
in cooperation with CMS Reich-Rohrwig Hainz
Ilica 1
10000 Zagreb
Languages Croatian, English

Maja Marcelić is a tax consultant. She advises clients from various industry sectors regarding the application of tax legislation in the areas of value added tax, corporate profit tax, personal income tax, real estate transfer tax, the application of international agreements and transfer pricing.
She also provides valuable support to clients during tax inspections, administrative procedures and disputes. Her main area of interest is tax due diligence.
Maja Marcelić joined the CMS team as a tax consultant in 2012 after years of experience in the corporate sector and at tax authorities. She also spent four years at one of the “big four” audit companies working in the field of tax consultancy.

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Lectures list

  • Maja Marcelić frequently prepares and holds workshops in the field of the application of tax legislation and tax practice in Croatia and the European Union.
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  • 2004 – Mag. oec., Economy and Business, University of Zagreb
  • 2001 – Faculty of Law – Undergraduate Tax Studies, Zagreb 
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U.S. and Croa­tia sign Double Tax Treaty
The United States of Amer­ica and Croa­tia signed a long-awaited Con­ven­tion to avoid double tax­a­tion (the “Treaty”). The Treaty cov­ers profit and in­come taxes and has been signed with the aim of avoid­ing...
Croa­tia in­tro­duces a wind­fall tax across all sec­tors
Fol­low­ing the EU Reg­u­la­tion 2022/1854 of 6 Oc­to­ber 2022 on an emer­gency in­ter­ven­tion to ad­dress high en­ergy prices (Reg­u­la­tion), the Croa­tian Gov­ern­ment has draf­ted le­gis­la­tion for a gen­er­al cor­por­ate...
Croa­tia to ad­opt the euro from 1 Janu­ary 2023: Fi­nal trans­ition in Q4 2022
It’s of­fi­cial: Croa­tia is ad­opt­ing the euro as its of­fi­cial cur­rency from 1 Janu­ary 2023. The ob­lig­a­tion to re­port prices in both kuna and euro be­gins in Q4 of 2022. Dual re­port­ing us­ing the fixed...
Croa­tia soon to be­come 20th state to ad­opt the euro
Croa­tia is plan­ning to in­tro­duce the euro as its of­fi­cial cur­rency from 1 Janu­ary 2023. The Pro­pos­al of the Act on the In­tro­duc­tion of the Euro as the Of­fi­cial Cur­rency in Croa­tia is cur­rently passing...
EU vs. Croa­tia – stim­u­lat­ing the eco­nomy through taxes: Are the loss mak­ing...
The tour­ism sec­tor suffered greatly, with most en­tre­pren­eurs that reg­u­larly made a profit be­fore the pan­dem­ic op­er­at­ing at a loss in the 2020 cir­cum­stances. Their in­come tax re­turns for 2020 will show...
MLI enters in­to force in Croa­tia
MLI or Mul­ti­lat­er­al In­stru­ment is the mul­ti­lat­er­al con­ven­tion that im­ple­ments tax treaty re­lated meas­ures to pre­vent base erosion and profit shift­ing. Croa­tia de­pos­ited its rat­i­fic­a­tion in­stru­ment on...
New tax re­form in Croa­tian – an over­view and prac­tic­al com­ments
The we­bin­ar is or­gan­ized by the Croa­tian Cham­ber of Com­merce - Zagreb Cham­ber, Ko­privn­ica County Cham­ber, Varažd­in County Cham­ber and the law firm Bardek, Lisac, Mušec, Skoko and part­ners in co­oper­a­tion...
COV­ID-19: Croa­tia – Second set of tax meas­ures to help the eco­nomy
New meas­ures to help eco­nomy dur­ing the COV­ID-19 epi­dem­ic were in­tro­duced on 9 April 2020. A. Ex­emp­tion from pay­ment of tax li­ab­il­it­ies arising between 1 April and 20 June The ex­emp­tion primar­ily ap­plies...
Mar­ija Zrno and Maja Mar­celić in Lider Magazine
Mar­ija Zrno and Maja Mar­celić got pub­lished by the Lider Magazine on the top­ic of share­hold­ers loans with­in a group, tak­ing care of both leg­al and tax as­pects of share­hold­er loans fin­an­cing. Find out...
New Ac­count­ing Law, VAT Law and Real Es­tate Trans­fer Tax Law an­nounced
With the aim of har­mon­iz­a­tion with the Dir­ect­ive 2013/34/EU, Min­istry of Fin­ance has pub­lished draft of the new Ac­count­ing Law in May 2014. The draft Ac­count­ing Law in­tro­duces changes in the con­di­tions...
The Con­ven­tion on Mu­tu­al Ad­min­is­trat­ive As­sist­ance in Tax Mat­ters in force...
On 1 June 2014, the Con­ven­tion on Mu­tu­al Ad­min­is­trat­ive As­sist­ance in Tax Mat­ters, amended by the 2010 Pro­tocol (fur­ther: „Con­ven­tion“), entered in­to force in Croa­tia. The main goal of the Con­ven­tion...
EU-Funds: Ac­tu­al tenders for with­draw­al of non-re­fund­able grants
Cur­rently en­tre­pren­eurs may ap­ply for the non-re­fund­able grants from EU-Funds with­in open tenders in vari­ous sec­tors and for vari­ous pur­poses. Sig­ni­fic­ant num­ber of tenders re­late to en­ergy sec­tor and...