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As local and international regulations become more prescriptive and enforcement gathers pace, dealing with the evolving tax landscape in a cross-border context presents you with a significant challenge. The number and complexity of tax investigations conducted by authorities is rapidly escalating and the need for tax adjustments is rising accordingly.

Our 350 tax lawyers worldwide are supported by strong technical tax intelligence teams that identify developments in tax law and policy affecting your business. This multi-disciplinary approach helps you develop robust structures that maximise tax effectiveness in alignment with your commercial strategy. Given the cross-border nature of today's tax issues, top corporates and financial institutions seek our advice in Central and Eastern Europe, given our global tax presence and our in-depth expertise in national tax laws.

In Romania we have a dedicated team of tax experts who offer focused expertise and experience in both Romanian and international taxation, providing tax planning and advisory services to both multinational and domestic clients. Very often our clients rely on us to help them with their most complex and business-critical work – in particular in recent years we have assisted a number of clients on tax disputes in Romania, successfully challenging multimillion euro tax liability decisions.

Whether you are a financial institution, multinational, fund, investor or high net worth individual, we understand your business and the tax pressures you face. Our teams work together across Central and Eastern Europe and beyond in the key areas affecting your business including VAT, international taxation, transfer pricing, e-commerce, M&A and investment funds, tax planning and financing. Our experts can help you manage tax control cases and deal with tax authorities as well as manage tax litigation cases, including challenging tax liability decisions. The right tax advice can make a material difference to transaction costs and, in some cases, avert serious consequences.

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06 April 2021
Ro­mani­an law giv­ing im­pun­ity to tax-fraud­sters enters in­to force
On 4 April 2021, entered in­to force Law no. 55/2021, bring­ing modi­fic­a­tions to Law no. 241/2005 on the pre­ven­tion and fight against tax eva­sion. These modi­fic­a­tions were first pro­posed in 2017 and ap­proved...
06 April 2021
Ro­mania re­in­forces short-time work dur­ing pan­dem­ic
Ro­mania has ap­proved the Kur­z­arbeit Law (No. 58/2021), which re­in­forces the terms and con­di­tions of the ex­ist­ing short-time work scheme (known as “Kur­z­arbeit” in Ger­many) to help com­pan­ies cope with...
30 March 2021
Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court of Ro­mania: green lights for ab­solv­ing tax-fraud­sters
On 17 Feb­ru­ary 2021, Ro­mani­a's Con­sti­tu­tion­al Court re­jec­ted, as un­groun­ded, the plea of non-con­sti­tu­tion­al­ity raised by the High Court of Cas­sa­tion and Justice, the Ro­mani­an gov­ern­ment and the Ro­mani­an...
10 March 2021
Ro­mani­an gov­ern­ment amends Tax Code and Ac­count­ing Law
On 26 Feb­ru­ary 2021, Ro­mania pub­lished Emer­gency Or­din­ance no. 13/2021 for the amend­ment and com­ple­tion of the Tax Code and of the Ac­count­ing Law (GEO 13/2021) in the Of­fi­cial Gaz­ette. The main amend­ments...
03 March 2021
Tax debt re­struc­tur­ing and can­cel­la­tion of ac­cess­ory tax li­ab­il­it­ies still...
Debt re­struc­tur­ing meas­ures and the pos­sib­il­ity to can­cel ac­cess­ory tax li­ab­il­it­ies are still avail­able to Ro­mani­an tax­pay­ers, but in or­der to be eli­gible tax­pay­ers must no­ti­fy tax au­thor­ity by 31 March...
30 December 2020
Stock sav­ings plan and Brexit: Brit­ish stock and some oth­er fin­an­cial in­stru­ments...
As a res­ult of Brexit, both stock or UCITS by a Brit­ish is­suer are dis­qual­i­fied and some EU-based UCITS funds’ un­der­ly­ing Brit­ish fin­an­cial in­stru­ments may also be so. Such a dis­qual­i­fic­a­tion may lead...
22 December 2020
Ro­mania amends Fisc­al Pro­ced­ure Code and its high court rules on stat­ute...
On 18 Decem­ber 2020, the Ro­mani­an Pres­id­ent pro­mul­gated an amend­ment on the law on fisc­al pro­ced­ures and in the Of­fi­cial Gaz­ette it was pub­lished a High Court of Cas­sa­tion and Justice rul­ing on the five-year...
22 December 2020
Ro­mania amends Tax Code for 2021
On 21 Decem­ber 2020, Law no. 296/2020 for the amend­ment and com­ple­tion of the Tax Code was pub­lished in the Of­fi­cial Gaz­ette, which in­cludes the fol­low­ing main meas­ures: Defin­i­tions and gen­er­al pro­vi­sions...
17 November 2020
Ro­mania brings new amend­ments to the Fisc­al Code
Ro­mania has in­tro­duced two amend­ments to its Fisc­al Code with the pas­sage of Law no. 239/2020, which was pub­lished on 6 Novem­ber 2020 and entered in­to force on 9 Novem­ber 2020, and Law no. 248/2020, which...
17 November 2020
Land­mark ECJ rul­ing on a Ro­mani­an case in­volving de­duc­tion of VAT on aban­doned...
On 12 Novem­ber, the ECJ is­sued its de­cision in case C-734/19 ITH Comer­cial Tim­isoara SRL (ITH) in­volving the in­put VAT re­cov­ery for goods and ser­vices no longer used by the tax­pay­er (i.e. per­tain­ing to...
28 October 2020
Ro­mani­an gov­ern­ment in­tro­duces new meas­ures in re­sponse to COV­ID-19
On 26 Oc­to­ber 2020, Ro­mania put in­to place Gov­ern­ment Emer­gency Or­din­ance no. 181/2020 (“GEO 181/2020”) ap­prov­ing ad­di­tion­al tax meas­ures and dead­lines ex­ten­sions to sup­port busi­ness dur­ing the re­cov­ery...
8 October 2020
Ex­CEEd­ing Bor­ders: In­dus­tri­al & Lo­gist­ics Mar­ket in CEE-17
The I&L sec­tor in the CEE-171 has be­come one of the most sought-after as­set types since 2019, after Of­fices and Res­id­en­tial ac­cord­ing to Col­li­ers In­ter­na­tion­al, CMS and Rand­stad “Ex­CEEd­ing Bor­ders:...