Government Emergency Ordinance no. 32 / 28 June 2016 regarding Fiscal Code and regulating of certain fiscal measures

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Government Emergency Ordinance no. 32 / 28 June 2016 for amending Law no. 227/2015 regarding Fiscal Code and regulating of certain fiscal measures, was published into Official Gazette no 488/30.06.2016

The main provisions of the Order are:

Income tax

Starting August 2016, individuals earning salary income as a result of research and development or technological development activities, benefit from exemption on salary income tax, under the conditions determined by order of the Minister of National Education and Scientific Research.

Commissioning pay back operation

No income tax is due when transfer of immovable property from personal patrimony, under Law no. 77/2016 regarding the commissioning payment of immovable property to settle the obligations assumed through credits for a single commissioning pay back operation.

Individuals who up to the effective entering into force of the Ordinance have performed commissioning pay back under Law no. 77/2016 benefit from income tax exemption only for the first commissioning pay back operation after the entry into force of the Ordinance.

VAT

The VAT rate for the delivery of fertilizers and pesticides used in agriculture, seeds and other agricultural products for sowing or planting as well as for the provision of services such as those specifically used in agriculture, as provided by Order of the Minister of Public Finances, it is reduced to 9%.