World Tax Reviews

Boyanov & Co

Bulgarian law firm Boyanov & Co provides broad legal and compliance services including tax. Some of its tax services include application of double tax treaties and merger and de-merger procedures. The firm has assisted international, domestic and HNW individuals on tax matters since 1990. The team represents clients before the tax authority and up to the Supreme Court. The firm co-founded the SEE Legal Group with network firms across South East Europe. Yordan Naydenov heads the tax department, which also includes partner Kina Chuturkova and senior tax associate Ivaylo Angelov. 

The firm assisted Piraeus Bank on the sale of its Bulgarian subsidiary on all aspects of the sale. The transaction was valued at €90m.

Djingov Gouginski Kyutchukov & Velichkov

Djingov Gouginski Kyutchukov & Velichkov is a business law firm providing tax legal and compliance services to local and international companies. The firm provides comprehensive tax advice in all tax areas. Viara Todorova is the partner leading the tax practice and specialises in direct, indirect and transactional tax work. She is supported by three associates, two of which are senior associates.

The firm advised Sony Europe on its reorganisation of its businesses in Europe. Its role was to advise on the Bulgarian legal aspects regarding the client’s merger and the Brexit implications for the business.

Client feedback 

Good work; fast replies and drafting of documents. Kind contact person.” 

Ilieva Voutcheva & Co

Ilieva Voutcheva & Co is a full-service law firm with a dedicated tax team offering full tax legal and compliance advice. Services include transactional tax, indirect tax, tax dispute resolution, double tax application in Bulgaria and more. Partner Tamara Kovacheva heads of tax practice. The tax team has experience advising clients in construction, logistics and transport, medicines and medical products and more.

The firm represented Uni Project during their audit and then the appeal of the tax audit act valued at €260,000.

Client feedback 

The firm is exceptional. The service is very precise and provided in timely manner. It is obvious that the team is very experience with great knowledge of the tax disputes.” 

Client feedback 

I have tremendous trust in the company, which is based on our longstanding successful relationships. The company employs highly trained and experienced professionals.” 

Client feedback 

The firm is providing highly qualified assistance. Tamara Kovacheva was always in time and in the course of everything regarding the trials. We did not identified some weaknesses of the practice of the law firm.” 

Kambourov & Partners

Kambourov & Partners provides broad legal services including tax dispute and tax compliance advisory. Some of the work the firm provides to its large and medium local and international clients includes tax optimisation, compliance, M&A tax planning and more. The tax team has experience advising on international taxation such as double tax treaties. Todor Todorov is the partner leading the practice.

The team is representing Lidl Bulgaria before the Supreme Administrative Court, Customs Agency and local authorities regarding local tax. The firm is also assisting in the double tax treaty application. 

Client feedback 

The team provides prompt and high-quality services where the motivation of the lawyers and their level of expertise are constantly expressed. We assess the level of service as excellent and we emphasise that the legal services were provided by Kambourov & Partners law office in due time. The support was accurate and always provided in close cooperation with in-house lawyers of the company.” 

Savov & Partners

Savov & Partners is an independent law firm assisting clients on all tax matters. The firm focuses on tax contentious matters. It is recommended for its international tax contentious work, and the practice has gained experience advising non-banking financial institutions, advising on Non-performing loans, and retail and energy businesses. Name partner Valentin Savov leads the practice with the support of two attorneys at law.

The firm is representing a leasing company on VAT refund matters before the tax authority. The value of the refunds is estimated at €3m.

Client feedback 

The company so far has solved two major cases with tax with the authorities. In my experience I did not detect any weaknesses. Its major strength is the speed and accuracy of solving issues, and the communication with the company is very prompt, easy and productive.”