Legal & Tax Alerts

Please find below our latest Legislative Newsletters (Romanian, English and French), outlining recent developments in the Romanian legislation.
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Legal & Tax Alerts contain a selection of the latest major issues occurred in the Romanian legislative framework, is intended only to provide information and, hence, shall not be deemed to provide professional advice or consultancy. Therefore, we assume no responsibility in this respect. Should you require any information related to the foregoing, please do not hesitate to contact us.

2017:

Legal News – No. 16 / 10 August 2017

Refund of the amounts representing the special tax for motor cars and motor vehicles, pollution tax for motor vehicles, tax for pollutant emissions from motor vehicles and environmental stamp for motor vehicles

  16_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_10-08-17 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 15 / 9 August 2017

Amendments to the Labor Code: Fighting against undeclared work – New sanctions

  15_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_09-08-17 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 14 / 1 August 2017

Clarifications on certain provisions of the Fiscal Code

  14_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_01-08-17 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 13 / 31 July 2017

Higher contributions due by employers for certain employees

  13_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_31-07-17 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert – No. 12 / 27 June 2017

News in the field of programmers’ taxation

  12_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_27-06-17 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 11 / 23 June 2017

Right to compensation for injured parties in cases of infringements of the competition law provisions

  11_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_23-06-17 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert – No. 10 / 22 June 2017

New procedures for security of immovable property

 10_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_22-06-17 RO_EN_FR

Tax News – No. 9 / 16 June 2017

Mandatory reporting for multinationals (implementation of European legislation)Fiscal facility in research, development and innovation activity

 09_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxNews_19-06-17 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 8 / 16 June 2017

New implementing rules for posting of employees

 08_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_16-06-17 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 7 / 15 June 2017

Persons registered in the Trade Register will have to change their registration certificates

  07_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_15-06-17 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 6 / 29 May 2017

Changes in the legislation of the activities performed by day workers

 06_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_29-05-17 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 5 / 3 April 2017

New legislation in the field of transnational posting

 05_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_03-04-17 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 4 / 16 February 2017

Procedures for implementing the Law No.102/2016 on business incubators

 04_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_16-02-17 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 3 / 10 January 2017

Elimination of some fees and taxes starting 1 February 2017

 03_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_10-01-17 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 2 / 10 January 2017

News concerning the Tax Code

 02_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_10-01-17 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 1 / 9 January 2017

Summary of the Tax Code amendments applicable as of 1 January 2017

 01_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_09-01-17 RO_EN_FR

2016:

Tax Alert – No. 18 / 12 December 2016

Amendments of the Tax Code

 18_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_12-12-16 RO_EN_FR

 Legal News – No. 17 / 7 December 2016

The value of meal vouchers increased to 15 lei

 17_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_07-12-16 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 16 / 21 November 2016

1 June declared non-working public holiday

 16_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_21-11-16 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 15 / 14 October 2016

24 January declared non-working public holiday

 15_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_14-10-16 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 14 / 19 August 2016

EU Directive on Trade Secrets

 14_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_19-09-16 RO_EN

Legal News – No. 13 / 11 August 2016

New case of suspension of the individual employment contract: adoption-related leave

 13_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_11-08-16 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 12 / 30 May 2016

Business Incubators Law

 12_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_30-05-16 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 11 / 23 May 2016

New European regulation on personal data protection

 11_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_23-05-16 RO_EN

Legal News – No. 10 / 16 May 2016

New rules regarding entry in the Register of Intra-community Operators

 10_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_16-05-16 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 9 / 5 May 2016

Changes to the Child-Rearing Leave and Benefit

 09_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_05-05-16 RO_EN_FR

Special Legal Newsletter – 28 March 2016

Transposing the 2014/17/EU Directive

 Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_Special Issue Banking_28-03-16 RO_EN

Legal Alert – No. 8 / 8 March 2016

Obligații noi în sarcina retailerilor on-line

 08_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_08-03-16 RO

Legal Alert – No. 7 / 1 March 2016

Strictly forbidden to condition the rights consumers related to the purchased products upon keeping the package!

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Legal News – No. 6 / 15 February 2016

Cases in Which Taxpayers May Be Declared Inactive by Tax Authorities

 06_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_15-02-16 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert – No. 5 / 12 February 2016

Recent changes in the Competition Law

 05_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_12-02-16 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 4 / 10 February 2016

Amendment of the Code of Civil Procedure

 04_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_10-02-16 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 3 / 5 February 2016

The European Parliament and the Council issued a new Directive on trade marks

 03_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_05-02-16 RO_EN

Legal News – No. 2  / 5 February 2016

EC Regulation on Community trademarks has been substantially amended

 02_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_05-02-16 RO_EN

Legal Alert – No. 1  / 3 February 2016

Changes on the law of guarantees

 01_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_03-02-16 RO_EN_FR

2015:

Tax Alert  – No. 42  / 4 November 2015

The New Tax Code and the New Tax Procedure Code Amended

 42_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_04-11-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert  – No. 41  / 4 November 2015

New Legal Provisions regarding the Management of Packaging and Packaging Waste

 41_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_04-11-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert  – No. 40  / 27 October 2015

Tax Incentives Relative to Penalties for Late Payment and 54.2% of the Penalty Interest

 40_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_27-10-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert  – No. 39  / 22 October 2015

Reglementări noi privind planul de pază al obiectivelor proprii

  39_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_22-10-15 RO (Romanian version only)

Tax Alert  – No. 38  / 5 October 2015

The New Tax Code and the Provisions Regarding the Bookkeeping Methods of Reflecting the Main Operations Related to Merger, Division, Dissolution and Liquidation of Companies

  38_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_05-10-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert  – No. 37  / 15 September 2015

Judgement of the Court of Justice of the European Union on Working Time

  37_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_15-09-15 RO_EN_FR

Special Legal Newsletter – Pharma / 8 September 2015

Arbitral Procedure for the Settlement of Litigious Issues between Providers of Medical Services, Medicines and Medical Devices and Health Insurance Agencies

  Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_Pharma_08-09-15 RO_EN

Tax Alert – No. 36 / 4 August 2015

Registration for VAT Purposes and the Software Development Activity

  36_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_04-08-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 35 / 29 July 2015

New Tax Procedure Code and Central Tax Commission’s Decision on CASS Payable for Gains from Usufruct / Lease

  35_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_29-07-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert – No. 34 / 27 July 2015

One working day off yearly for child’s medical examination

  34_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_27-07-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 33 / 22 July 2015

Cancellation of Some Tax Obligations and Other Amendments to the Tax Legislation

  33_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_22-07-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert – No. 32 / 22 July 2015

Elimination of stamp

  32_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_22-07-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 31 / 14 July 2015

Financial Reporting System of 30 June 2015 and Changes to Accounting Regulations

  31_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_14-07-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert – No. 30 / 14 July 2015

Legislative changes for the amendment and supplementation of certain regulatory acts on companies

  30_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_14-07-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 29 / 9 July 2015

Tax Code – Amendments to the Provisions Referring to Independent Activities

  29_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_09-07-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert – No. 28 / 9 July 2015

Legal provisions regarding transnational posting of employees amended

  28_Duncea Stefanescu_Legal Alert_09-07-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 27 / 8 July 2015

Legal provisions regarding tip abrogated

  27_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_08-07-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 26 / 6 July 2015

Implementing Regulation of the European Commission on the modalities to exercise the functions of the online dispute resolution platform, using extrajudicial methods

  26_Duncea Stefanescu_Legal News_06-07-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert – No. 25 / 1 July 2015

Higher national minimum wage

  25_Duncea Stefanescu_Legal Alert_01-07-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal News – No. 24 / 26 June 2015

Directive 107 – mandatory automatic exchange of information in the field of taxation for financial institutions

  24_Duncea Stefanescu_Legal News_26-06-15_RO

Legal Alert – No. 23 / 23 June 2015

Right of the Employer to suspend the employment agreement, following a criminal complaint against the Employee – declared UNCONSTITUTIONAL

  23_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_23-06-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 22 / 12 June 2015

Legislative changes in the field of road transport

  22_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_12-06-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 21 / 4 June 2015

Other Legislative Amendments: Accounting Law and Meal Tickets Value

  21_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_04-06-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert – No. 20 / 4 June 2015

Law on the Stimulation of Business Angels

  20_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_04-06-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert – No. 19 / 3 June 2015

Amendments to Law No 11 / 1991 Regarding the Fight against Unfair Competition

  19_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_03-06-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 18 / 29 May 2015

Methodological Norms for the Application of the Tax Code and the Value of Kindergarten Tickets

  18_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_29-05-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 17 / 19 May 2015

Procedure for the reimbursement of unduly paid amounts

  17_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_19-05-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Alert – No. 16 / 8 May 2015

Change in legislation on the weekly rest

  16_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_08-05-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 15 / 5 May 2015

Personal Finance Register

  15_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_05-05-15 RO_EN_FR

Tax Alert – No. 14 / 29 April 2015

Regulation of Tips

  14_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_29-04-15 RO_EN_FR

Legal Special Alert  on Competition / 24 April 2015

EU Competition Commissioner Announces Intention to Launch an Inquiry into the Community E-commerce Sector

  Duncea Stefanescu_Legal Special Alert_Competition_24-04-15

Tax Alert  – No. 13 /  16 April 2015

Amendment of the Tax Code and Lower VAT Rate on Food

  13_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_16-04-15

Tax & Legal Alert  – No. 12 / 9 April 2015

Cash Payments and Receipts. Modern Payment Systems

  12_Duncea Stefanescu_Tax&LegalAlert_09-04-15

Legal Special Alert – Retail / 27 March 2015

Changes in legislation regarding retail sale

  Duncea Stefanescu_Legal Special Alert_retail_27-03-15

Legal Alert  –  No. 11 / 23 March 2015

Withholding of the good conduct bond / guarantee – Unconstitutional

  11_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_23-03-15

Tax Alert  –  No. 10 / 27 February 2015

News Concerning the Single-Entry Bookkeeping

  10_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_27-02-15

Tax Alert  –  No. 9 / 24 February 2015

New Tax Amendments

  09_Duncea Stefanescu_TaxAlert_24-02-15

Legal Alert  –  No. 8 / 4 February 2015

Amendments of the rules regarding drivers’ driving time, breaks and rest time, and the use of recording equipment in their activity

  08_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_04-02-15

Legal Alert  –  No. 7 / 30 January 2015

New Amendments to the Tax Code (income tax, VAT, social health insurance contribution; the consumer price index used for the adjustment of advance payments for profit tax in 2015)

  07_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_30-01-15

Legal Alert  –  No. 6 / 29 January 2015

Other Amendments of the Tax and Accounting Legislation (daily allowance for business trips and secondment; annual financial statements and reports)

  06_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_29-01-15

Legal Alert  –  No. 5 / 22 January 2015

Amendments of the Labour Code (length of service, temporary employee’s salary, annual leave)

  05_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_22-01-15

Legal Alert  –  No. 4 / 22 January 2015

New Tax Amendments (VAT forms, methodological norms for the application of the tax code)

  04_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_22-01-15

Legal Alert  –  No. 3 / 16 January 2015

Amendments to the Tax Code and Other Legislative Acts (tax on construction, VAT)

  03_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_16-01-15

Legal Alert  –  No. 2 / 9 January 2015

Amendments to the Tax and Accounting Laws at the end of 2014 (instructions for the filling-in and submission of form 394; amendment of form 230; electronic cash registers; gambling and the tax code; special VAT treatment of electronic, telecommunication, radio and television broadcasting services; accounting regulations; average gross salary used in substantiating the state social security budget; profit tax return)

  02_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_09-01-15

Legal Alert  –  No. 1 / 5 January 2015

Amendments to Consumer Protection Legislation on Measures for Consumer Information

  01_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_05-01-15

2014:

Legal Alert  –  No. 9 / 18 December 2014

Amendments to the Tax Code, Other Legislative Acts and Accounting Law (income tax, VAT, excise duties, compulsory social security contributions; amendments to law no 95/2006,regarding health care reform; government ordinance 92/2003 regarding the tax procedure code)

  09_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_18-12-14

Legal Alert  –  No. 8 / 12 December 2014

Amendment of the National Minimum Wage

  08_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_12-12-14

Legal Alert  –  No. 7 / 21 November 2014

Meal tickets & crèche tickets values starting November 2014

  07_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_21-11-14

Legal Alert  –  No. 6 / 20 November 2014

Directive on Antitrust Damages Actions in Cases of Infringement of the Antitrust Law

  06_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalNews_20-11-14

Legal Alert  –  No. 5 / 20 November 2014

Intrastat thresholds in 2015

  05_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_20-11-14

Legal Alert  –  No. 4 / 14 November 2014

Recent Amendments on Fighting Unfair Competition and Antitrust Legislation

  04_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalInfo_14-11-14

Legal Alert  –  No. 3 / 5 November 2014

Amendments of the Competition Council to the Economic Concentration Regulation

  03_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_05-11-14

Legal Alert  –  No. 2 / 20 October 2014

Instructions for the Application of Title IX of the Tax Procedure Code, regarding the Handling of Objections to Tax Administrative Acts

  02_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_20-10-14

Legal Alert  –  No. 1 / 25 September 2014

New values of social security contributions

  01_Duncea Stefanescu_LegalAlert_25-09-14