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Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

Industry Experience

Dr. Svetlin Krastanov has strong experience in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) industry which he has developed during the last 14 years. His experience with the FMCG sector started in 2004 when he became a management trainee in Kraft Foods Bulgaria (currently Mondelez). For a period of one year he had a chance to work on a rotation in Sales, Marketing, Purchasing and Customer Service & Logistics departments where he learned a lot about the functions and operations of a multinational FMCG company. This experience helped him a lot to provide successfully tailor-made and industry-specific tax advice to FMCG companies.

Below is a list with some of the recent tax projects performed by Dr. Svetlin Krastanov:

  • Advice on the Bulgarian tax aspects of restructuring of activities of a large multinational FMCG company.

  • Advice on the Bulgarian tax, customs duties and ecological duties implications of activities performed by a foreign procurement company part of a large multinational group.

  • VAT registration and VAT compliance for several foreign procurement companies which are part of large multinational groups.

  • Assistance with tax audits and tax reviews of companies from the FMCG sector.

  • Overall tax review of several local companies operating in the FMCG sector.

  • Preparation of the Corporate Income Tax return of a large Bulgarian FMCG sector.

  • Advice on the excise duty refund of a large FMCG company in Bulgaria.

Dedicated Services

The dedicated services provided by Dr. Krastanov for the FMCG sector include the following:

  • Tax, excise/customs/ecological duties advice on the activities envisaged by FMCG companies.

  • Tax reviews and optimization for FMCG companies.

  • Review of various agreements concluded by FMCG companies and comments/advice from a Bulgarian tax perspective.

  • Tailor-made tax training events for companies from the FMCG sector.

  • Tailor-made newsletters for companies from the FMCG sector.

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