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István Falcsik

Attorney-at-law, Head of Customs, Excise and Product Tax Advisory Services

István Falcsik joined RSM Hungary in 2016, as the head of customs, excise and product tax advisory services. He obtained half of his more than 20 years of professional experience in public administration and the other half in the business sector.
Between 2012 and 2016 he was in charge of a group of special indirect taxes (customs, excise, environmental product tax, energy tax, public health product tax (NETA)) at a Big4 firm. He has a great deal of experience in advisory services on customs and excise duties, in the management of customs and excise follow up audits and in consultations with administrative authorities. As an attorney-at-law, he provides legal representation services in a number of major administrative lawsuits concerning taxes and customs. Prior to practicing as an attorney-at-law, he worked in various fields of the customs and finance guard for years, then became the head of the customs, investigation agency focusing on the investigation of financial and economic crimes. He is a prominent member of professional organisations of companies providing customs and excise services, he has presented at technical conferences and regularly comments on changes in the legal regulations on customs and excise.

In addition to the tax advisory services, as an attorney-at-law with experience in the criminal law, he has practiced in the criminal law for businesses and has been providing advisory services and legal representation services concerning the liability of executive officers in business.

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The UK leaves the customs union – „Hard” Brexit

In her last speech on the termination of the EU membership of the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Theresa May said she envisaged full departure from the EU and did not intend to keep certain elements of EU membership. „We do not seek to adopt a model already enjoyed by other countries. We do not seek to hold on to bits of membership as we leave.”

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