Inheritance tax in Bulgaria
Inheritance tax in Bulgaria is levied on the estate of any decedent Bulgarian citizen located within Bulgaria or abroad when devolved by legal or , as well as on the estate located within Bulgaria where so devolved by any decedent foreign citizen.
The Marriage Contract in Bulgaria
The Marriage Contract in Bulgaria regulates only the property relations between present or future spouses.
According to the Bulgarian Family Code the spouses may choose between the following property regimes:
matrimonial community of property. In this case the properties acquired duri...
Permanent residence and Bulgarian citizenship by investment in Bulgaria
There are different ways to get a Bulgarian citizenship. Compared to other European countries, Bulgaria has one of the most liberal citizenship regimes.
If you wonder why to apply for Bulgarian citizenship, here are some of the main benefits of having Bulgarian passport:
Employment contract in Bulgaria
An employment contract in Bulgaria shall be concluded between the employee and the employer in writing before beginning of work. The written form is obligatory for the validity of the contract.
The employer presents to the employer a number of documents before entering into an employment contract. The Bulgarian la...
Traffic offences and fines in Bulgaria
This article provides a summary of the most common traffic offences and fines in Bulgaria.
Driving offences have different sanctions, which depend on the seriousness of the offence.
Registration of a NGO in Bulgaria
The Non-profit Legal Entities Act specifies the incorporation procedure of a NGO in Bulgaria.
The two main forms of NGOs are associations and foundations. This article examines the establishment and the registration of non-profit associations.
The legal requirements for the registration of an associati...
Rental contract in Bulgaria
Under the rental contract in Bulgaria the lessor (or the landlord) provides to the lessee (or the tenant) the right to use the property for a specified term, and the lessee - to pay him the agreed rental price.
According to the Bulgarian law, even an oral rental agreement is valid. It is, however, strongly recommended...
Trade secret protection in Bulgaria
A trade secret protection across the EU is set up by the Directive (EU) 2016/943 on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets) against their unlawful acquisition, use and disclosure. The new Bulgarian Trade Secret Protection Act transposes the requirements of the EU Trade Secret Directive and supp...
Lawyers from Bulgaria, Italy and Spain exchanged knowledge on the application of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights
Managing Partner att. Stefaniya Gicheva was among the ten Bulgarian attorneys at law selected to participate in a three-day international training seminar on the implementation of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, which took place on February 20-22, 2020 in Court of Justice in Milan, Ita...
Residence of UK citizens and their family members in Bulgaria after Brexit
The Withdrawal Agreement envisages a transition period (29.03.2019 – 31.12.2020) after Brexit during which the UK citizens and their family members will be able to use their passports up to their date of validity for entry and exit from the Republic of Bulgaria.
As of January 1st 2021, as well as in the event of a no deal Bre...