Georgiev, Todorov & Co  
Georgiev, Todorov & Co.

Georgi Kostolov

Attorney at Law
kostolov@georg-tod.com
Tel.: +359 2 937 65 42

Practice areas:
Tax law, Property and Real estates, Contracts

Practice notes:
Georgi has graduated from Sofia University, Faculty of Law in 1998 and since 2007 he is a Barrister with the Sofia Bar Association. His previous experience includes being a Legal Adviser with a Regional Tax Office as well as a Chief Tax Expert with the Headquarter of the Bulgarian National Revenue Agency. He has also worked as a Senior Tax Advisor at Deloitte Bulgaria in 2006 and 2007.

His projects experience includes participation in numerous Bulgarian-EU Accession Projects, incl. participation in the Expert Group for implementing the Sixth VAT Directive and drafting the Bulgarian VAT Act; EU Accession Project for Kremikovtzi AD (the biggest Bulgarian metal factory) providing tax analysis of the company’s activities; tax structuring of HP’s Bulgarian Call Centre activities, determining the proper tax treatment of IBM warranty services and repairing and maintenance supplies, legal due diligence of Sofiiskiimoti EAD on behalf of the Sofia Privatization Agency, structuring the sale of shares of CSKA (the biggest Bulgarian football club), legal advice on concession issues and prospecting, exploration and extraction of resources on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, he has participated in the public procurement for developing of the relevant legislation for implementing the e-government in Bulgaria, etc.

He is a specialist in the area of tax law. He is experienced in consultancy and litigation on different tax and legal issues. ‘Georgiev, Todorov and Co.’ Law Offices is ranked in Band 1 for 2013 by Chambers & Partners and is recommended law firm in the area of tax consultancy and tax litigation in Bulgaria.

His recent experience includes litigation on tax cases for the largest Bulgarian companies as well as providing tax consultancy to Bulgarian and multinational clients,analyses of the tax consequences in case of transfer of shares and assets, acquisition of land plots by foreign investors, distribution of dividends, etc.