Legal

May 15, 2019
If you water your garden with groundwater and you are not quite sure if you have a permit for the well – we advise you to read what you can expect subsequently to the change in the relevant law: According to the amendment, entered into force on the 1st of January, 2019, in the case of borehole and dug wells, the further use of them requires authorization from the relevant supervisory authority... »
 
April 16, 2019
We may freely dispose of the 1 + 1 % of our personal income tax (PIT) again this year; however it is not a necessary step to complete our tax return and the tax authority will not fill in this statement for us. It is our task to make a statement in terms of the 1% that we wish to donate; this year the deadline is May 20. We can do it on paper and online as well; we summarized the possibilities... »
 
March 20, 2019
There is a lot of misinformation about the impact of part-time work on reaching retirement age and on the amount of the pension. First, it is worth clarifying that part-time employment is irrelevant in respect of retirement age; and in terms of eligibility it is not proportional. The condition of the eligibility for the old-age full pension is to reach the retirement age specified by the... »
 
March 06, 2019
It is a frequent issue in probate proceedings whether the descendants of the testator are entitled to any portion of the estate when legatees and intestate heirs are different persons; and if so; in what way. To answer the question the two different succession regimes - disposition of property upon death and intestate succession - must be separated. Close relatives of the deceased are... »
 
February 20, 2019
In general, force majeure is invoked when someone seeks to escape liability or from obligations. It can happen in everyday situations as well as in business relations; its accurate interpretation may have a decisive role in civil actions for damages. Albeit no precise definition is given by the Hungarian Civil Code for force majeure events, it belongs to the set of circumstances or events... »
 
February 06, 2019
The „Portability Regulation” – officially called Regulation (EU) 2017/1128 of the European Parliament and of the Council – is part of the EU digital single market strategy; it is applicable from 20/03/2018 and it facilitates cross-border portability of online content. Basically the regulation enables EU citizens who are subscribers to a streaming service (such as Netflix, Spotify, HBO GO) to... »
 
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