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Edina Pentz

Update! Minimum Wage and Guaranteed Minimum Wage in 2024

The amounts for the minimum wage and guaranteed minimum wage for 2024 have been determined and announced. For 2024, a 15% increase in the minimum wage...
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István Falcsik

Deposit Return System (DRS) - November 15 is the deadline for compulsory registration!

Hungarian Companies have barely recovered from the first ordeal of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) obligations, and now they are confronted with the next challenge affecting waste management, the new mandatory Deposit Return System (DRS). Although the DRS is expected to impact fewer operators, it could pose a much greater challenge than the EPR. The official launch of the mandatory deposit return system is on January 1, 2024, with the obligation for distributors...
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VAT implications of event management - A non-resident company organises an event in Hungary

In this blog, we will look at what a foreign event organiser needs to bear in mind when the event requires personal presence and takes place in Hungary. There are a number of factors to be considered in connection with a Hungarian event of a non-resident company, from the VAT registration and tax liability to the invoicing and declaration of transactions and the recovery of the VAT content of the costs incurred.

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Tax consequences of the termination of the US-Hungarian tax treaty

In July 2022, the United States of America announced that it would terminate the 1979 international treaty with Hungary on the avoidance of double taxation. Although the provisions of the US-Hungarian tax treaty will still be applicable for tax purposes until 31 December 2023, the absence of the treaty will have a significant impact on the activities of private individuals and companies after 1 January 2024, measurable in tax forints, and it is worth preparing for this in good time.

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