February 21, 2017 | Audit
We are pleased to inform you that Mrs Mariann Tóth joined as an audit partner to Ecovis Audit team. Our new collegue is highly proficient in German, too. Her specialties are Hungarian and foreign accounting, the compilation of international financial reports (IFRS, HBII, Swiss GAAP FER) but she also has extensive experience in the field of auditing medium and large enterprises and in the... »
February 14, 2017 | Legal
Pursuant to a recent decision of the Supreme Court in a liquidation procedure, the creditor's claim can be disputed via e-mail if the required conditions are satisfied. According to the rules of the liquidation procedure, the creditor’s claim can be disputed in writing at the latest on the day before the receipt of the creditor’s payment notice. According to the Supreme Court, is important... »
January 31, 2017 | Legal
According to the latest changes, economic entities have to register their “contact point for electronic communication” to the Disposition Register. Companies may fulfil this obligation by registering this contact point for electronic communication to the company register.   The deadline for the registration is August 30, 2017. However, as the act mentions economic entities, the new rules... »
January 18, 2017 | Legal
Here are some of the latest changes entering into effect in accordance with amendments of the Act on Public Procurement:   The Government Decree on the implementation of public procurement below thresholds was already adopted in December. However, only contracting authorities fall within the scope of the new law – against the original intentions of the legislator.   Rules on public... »
January 06, 2017 | Legal
From January 18, 2017 you can easily block your debtor’s bank account located in the EU by applying for a “European Account Preservation Order”.   The proceedings have one pre-condition: the registered seat or the address of both the debtor and the creditor must be in the EU. The creditor has to prove that there is a risk that, without such a measure, the subsequent enforcement of his... »
December 19, 2016 | Accounting
From January 1, 2017 resident taxpayers’  tax number must be indicated on issued invoices provided  that the output tax in the invoice reaches or exceeds 100 000 HUF. According to the current legislation now this limit is 1 million HUF. Attention must be given to the temporary regulations: when the given invoice was issued in 2016 but the completion date is 2017 and the output tax... »
December 16, 2016 | Accounting
The amendment in the accounts of grants, typically in case of projects with final payment, is one of the most significant changes of the new accounting rules entered into effect last summer. Common feature of applications with final payment is that the income from the grant related to the incurring costs and expenses of the given fiscal year only appears in the following fiscal year since the... »
December 14, 2016 | Tax
As of 2017 significant changes will be implemented in the Corporate Income Tax Act. These modifications and in addition, those important changes that came into force during 2016 newsletter are as follows: new definition of royalty had been implemented and the rules of the tax base modifying items had been modified (July 2016); transactions with the main purpose of gaining tax advantage... »
December 14, 2016 | Legal
From January 1, 2017, the level of fines to be imposed on companies operating webshops will radically increase and the ministry will manage a public database on the webshops and on their operators which have committed serious violations. The bill has been already submitted to the Parliament. As a consequence of the numerous complaints by consumers in regards to webshops the level of the... »
December 05, 2016 | Tax
Hereby we list the most relevant modifications with respect to the administrative rules of taxation: changes with respect to the status of the taxpayers (preferential taxpayers are provided further priviledges but econimically non-acitve companies can not qualify for the preferential status); ’supportive audit’ will be introduced, where the tax authority helps the taxpayer to correct... »