As of February 2022, subscribers can view and filter individual regulatory alerts per region. If you want to get our monthly compilations, visit our alerts round-up section.
20th January 2023
29th November 2022
Bulgaria: A bill to amend the Law on Excise and Tax Warehouses was approved at its first reading in the National Assembly. It would introduce excise duty and tax stamps for nicotine-containing e-cigarettes, include them under the category of tobacco products for tax purposes, and require manufacturers and importers of nicotine vapour products to obtain permits to trade in tobacco products and a tax warehouse licence. If the bill is passed, the excise tax will come into force on 1st March 2023 at BGN0.18 (€0.092) per ml in 2023, rising to BGN 0.25 (€0.13) in 2024 and BGN0.35 (€0.18) in 2025. Tax stamps would be mandatory from 31st December 2023.
3rd October 2022
27th June 2022
Bulgaria: A budget bill which would have introduced excise tax on e-liquids will not be voted on after the government was dissolved following a no-confidence vote.
17th June 2022
7th June 2022
4th April 2022
Bulgaria: The Council of Ministers has agreed to introduce an excise duty for vaping products in order to cut usage, media reports. The exact figures have not yet been released, but the new tax is planned to come into force in July.
22nd February 2022
Bulgaria: Analysis by the Customs Agency uncovered the evasion of BGN 977,000 (€500,000) in customs duties and VAT on imports of disposable e-cigarettes between 2019 and 2021.
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