Order No. 518 / 2012, published in Official Gazette No. 264 / 23 April 2012)
The Order amends the requirements of VAT registration for Romanian legal entities, except joint stock companies and partnerships limited by shares. According to the new provisions, shareholders of a taxable entity requesting VAT registration, regardless of their shareholding, are required not to have mentioned in their fiscal record crimes and/or other deeds that are provided for under Art. 2, para. (2) of Government Ordinance No. 75/2001, as subsequently amended.
By Venkatesh Srinivasan, Partner – Head of Tax and Legal, Ernst & Young Romania
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