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Supreme Court: VAT on bad debts is to be refunded

Tamás Fehér | 17 March 2021

For the first time, the Supreme Court ruled on the merits concerning the refund of VAT on bad debts – and the decision was in favour of taxpayers. The judgments serve as a guideline in a number of similar cases, and may even help taxpayers with refunds claimed under the rules that came into force in 2020.

Henceforth taxpayers are required to “indict themselves”

Tamás Fehér | 24 February 2021

First reports under DAC6 were due recently from those who are parties to a cross-border transactions. Concurrently, at the last possible moment, the Hungarian Ministry of Finance published a Guide on certain issues related to the fulfilment of the reporting obligation. It is advisable, in particular, for accountants, consultants, lawyers and banks to carefully study this 38-page document, as any of them could easily fall within the scope of the reporting obligation.



This publication contains the key features of the Hungarian tax system in an easily digestible format. It also demonstrates why Hungary is so popular in international tax planning. In short, it is a must for professionals who wish to understand, at a glance, the working and the pecularities of the Hungarian tax system.


The Hungarian tax system has 52 tax types. Is it a lot? Well, that's the matter of taste. This comprehensive table is unique in the sense that it encompasses all the existing types of tax in Hungary and describes their main features, starting from VAT and personal income tax, though to special surtaxes.