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Viara Todorova

Viara Todorova is the Tax Partner at DGKV. Her areas of expertise include direct and indirect taxation and transfer pricing, but also general corporate and M&A matters, foreign-direct investment, and banking and finance. She joined DGKV as an associate in 1999. As head of DGKV’s Tax practice Viara has developed significant expertise in the various tax-related aspects of commercial transactions and business operations, including general corporate and commercial tax matters; all types of asset-based financing; and direct and indirect tax liability and compliance procedures. She provides valuable advice to clients not only on transactional and structuring matters but also on day-to-day operational issues, commercial tax matters, permanent-establishment exposure, individual and corporate income taxation, and treaty relief, among many other subjects. Viara also has advised clients on the customs regulatory regime, as well as on import and export matters.

Recent representative projects include:

  • Advising Google on local CIT and VAT issues and on permanent-establishment exposure in relation to a contemplated collaboration with an aerospace company.
  • Providing advice to Airbnb Ireland Ltd. on various tax issues, such as those related to short-term letting, invoicing outsourcing options, and reverse-charge requirements under Bulgarian VAT rules.
  • Providing advice to Walt Disney Co. in relation to the FOX – Disney integration and assisting with treaty clearance necessary as a result of restructuring related to the Bulgarian company within the group.
  • Advising a high-profile pharmaceutical company on key Bulgarian tax implications of a contemplated restructuring and reorganization at a group level.

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