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Roxana Popel

Head of Tax, Romania

Contact
T +40 21 407 3881
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP S.C.P.
S-Park
11-15, Tipografilor Street
B3-B4, 4th Floor
District 1
013714 Bucharest
Romania
Languages Romanian, English

Roxana Popel is a senior tax specialist and Head of Tax in CMS Romania. Roxana has 15 years’ broad experience in both Romanian and international corporate taxation, and provides tax planning and advisory services to both multinational and domestic clients in Romania and beyond.

Roxana’s expertise covers a wide range of services, from advising on bespoke cross-border structuring to drafting and negotiating tax indemnities, as well as assessing the level of tax compliance with applicable legislation, identifying tax optimisation solutions, assisting with tax audits or reviews, and the tax aspects of due diligence. She works with a large portfolio of clients across numerous industry sectors, with a particular focus on the Consumer Products and Retail, Agriculture, Manufacturing and Utilities sectors.

Prior to joining CMS, Roxana was a Tax Director at PwC in Romania. During a nine-month secondment in the PwC Sydney office in Australia she further bolstered her international tax experience. Throughout her career Roxana has been actively involved in working groups in discussions with the Romanian Ministry of Finance and recommending updates to the tax legislation in Romania. Roxana is a licensed tax advisor and member of the Romanian Chamber of Certified Tax Consultants.

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Education

  • 2010 – ACCA Qualification, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
  • 1999 - Masters in Financial and Monetary Strategies and Policies, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
  • 1998 - Bachelor Degree in Finance, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania
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Memberships

  • Member, Romanian Chamber of Certified Tax Consultants
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03 July 2017
Over­view of Tax Re­forms in CEE 2015 - 2017
08 July 2020
CMS Ex­pert Guide to cli­mate change tax re­forms and in­cent­ives
05 August 2020
Ro­mani­an Tax Au­thor­ity takes a fur­ther step to­wards di­git­al­isa­tion
The on­line visu­al iden­ti­fic­a­tion pro­ced­ure, an es­sen­tial part of Min­istry of Fin­ance Or­der no. 2012/2020 (of­fi­cially passed on 11 June) that al­lows for tax au­thor­it­ies and tax­pay­ers to com­mu­nic­ate by...
27/06/2017
VAT re­fund
Who is en­titled for a VAT re­fund?
10 April 2017
CMS Ex­pert Guide to trans­fer pri­cing rules and TP law
Are you look­ing for in­form­a­tion on trans­fer pri­cing rules and TP law? This CMS Ex­pert Guide provides you with everything you need to know.
29 July 2020
Ro­mania in­tro­duces tax in­cent­ives for ac­quis­i­tion of elec­tron­ic cash re­gisters
On 24 Ju­ly 2020, Law no. 153/2020 was en­acted and pub­lished, which in­tro­duces tax in­cent­ives for the ac­quis­i­tion of elec­tron­ic cash re­gisters. The pas­sage of this law was promp­ted by the fact that eco­nom­ic...
16 July 2020
Ro­mania amends tax debt re­struc­tur­ing pro­gramme
On 8 Ju­ly 2020, the Ro­mani­an par­lia­ment is­sued Law no. 114/2020 (Law 114/2020) for the ap­prov­al of Gov­ern­ment Emer­gency Or­din­ance no. 90/2020 (GEO 90/2020), re­gard­ing the tax debt-re­struc­tur­ing pro­gramme...
02 July 2020
Ro­mania opts for post­pone­ment of DAC 6 dead­lines
On 1 Ju­ly 2020, Gov­ern­ment Emer­gency Or­din­ance no. 107/2020 provid­ing for post­pone­ment of dead­lines in re­spect to DAC 6 entered in­to force in Ro­mania and was pub­lished in the Of­fi­cial Gaz­ette. The dead­line...
29 June 2020
Ro­mania con­tin­ues the im­ple­ment­a­tion of tax meas­ures to sup­port busi­nesses
On 25 June, Ro­mania put in­to place Gov­ern­ment Emer­gency Or­din­ance no. 99/2020 (GEO 99/2020) ap­prov­ing ad­di­tion­al tax meas­ures and dead­lines ex­ten­sions to sup­port the busi­ness en­vir­on­ment dur­ing the re­cov­ery...
04 June 2020
Ro­mani­an Gov­ern­ment in­tro­duces new meas­ures to sup­port busi­ness
State budget re­im­burse­ments for em­ploy­ers Un­der the new Gov­ern­ment Emer­gency Or­din­ance 92/2020 (“GEO 92/2020”), em­ploy­ers be­ne­fit­ing from the tech­nic­al un­em­ploy­ment aid and em­ploy­ers whose em­ploy­ee’s...
27 May 2020
Ro­mania en­acts law for post­pone­ment of rent­al pay­ments and oth­er lease...
On 24 May, Ro­mania en­acted Law no. 62/2020 on the ap­plic­a­tion of in­cent­ives for rent pay­ment dur­ing the state-of-emer­gency peri­od. The de­tails of this law in­clude: In­cent­ives for less­ees Un­der the law,...
18 May 2020
Ro­mania in­tro­duces new tax meas­ures in re­sponse to COV­ID-19
On May 14, Ro­mania put in­to place Gov­ern­ment Emer­gency Or­din­ance no. 69/2020 (GEO 69/2020) and Gov­ern­ment Emer­gency Or­din­ance no. 70/2020 (GEO 70/2020) im­ple­ment­ing ad­di­tion­al fisc­al meas­ures and dead­line...