KATA – Start-up friendly tax system in Hungary

KATA is a mosaic word for the so called Fixed-Rate Tax of Low Tax-Bracket Enterprises and on Small Business Tax whose detailed rules are regulated in the Act CXLVII of 2012 on the Fixed-Rate Tax of Low Tax-Bracket Enterprises and on Small Business Tax (afterwards: KATA Act). This tax system has been introduced originally for small taxpayers, i.e. low tax-bracket enterprises and for small businesses and allows a system for…

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FAQ – Establishing a company in Hungary

Companies in Hungary are legal persons, i.e. they have legal capacity, the shall be entitled to have rights and obligations. Their legal capacity covers all rights and obligations that do not inherently pertain solely to individual human beings (e.g.: religious beliefs), consequently the provision ont he protection of personality rights shall also apply to the inherent rights of legal persons as well. Legal persons may be established only in a…

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Overview of taxation of corporates/ companies/ business associations in Hungary

Tax system in Hungary is classified into 2 fields: central (e.g. corporate income tax, VAT) and local levels (e.g. local business tax charged by the local municipality). For both of the fields is the so called self-assessment-principle determinative. But in certain cases the Hungarian tax authority, the National Tax and Customs Administration (NAV) is also entitled to enforce and collect tax.

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What is legal due diligence?

Are you facing a serious takeover? Are you thinking about how to reduce your costs and save as much money as possible during the procedure? Would you like to prevent and avoid all of the unexpected risks they can emerge relating a takeover? A detailed, carefully conducted due diligence investigation is the solution you need. What are the most important things you need to know about the process? Before an…

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