VAT Compliance & Agency in Bulgaria

Foreign businesses not established in Bulgaria for tax purposes are required by law to register for Bulgarian VAT purposes through a Bulgarian VAT agent jointly liable with the foreign persons for all VAT compliance obligations. VAT agent is required as well in the course of the VAT refund proceedings for non-EU businesses which are not established or registered in Bulgaria for VAT purposes.

Delchev and Partners provides on-going VAT compliance services to a large number of multinational companies which either have business or short-term projects in Bulgaria, or make distant sales, or have Bulgarian subsidiaries with outsourced accounting or for other needs.

Delchev and Partners’ VAT compliance services include:

  • preparation and submission of VAT reporting documents – VAT returns, VAT sales and purchase ledgers, VIES returns (recapitulative statements);
  • INTRASTAT returns preparation and submission;
  • assistance in VAT inspections and audits;
  • assistance in VAT refund procedures.

Delchev and Partners also helps non-EU companies by acting as a VAT accredited representative (or VAT fiscal representative or fiscal agent) in relation to their Bulgarian VAT compliance obligations.



Delchev & Partners is a prime, full service, commercial law firm with offices in Sofia and Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Our experienced team of professional lawyers  and  expert consultants provide quality legal, corporate and tax services in various practice areas to multinational corporations, international companies, closely held foreign and local businesses, local entrepreneurs, exempt organizations and individuals, based or operating in any major Bulgarian city – Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Stara Zagora etc.