Ivan Vargoulev is Director, Tax and leads the Indirect Taxes group of KPMG in Bulgaria. He is responsible for the work delivered in the areas of value added tax, customs duties, excise and insurance premium tax. He has been in charge of a large number of VAT compliance projects, including assistance in the process of VAT registration in Bulgaria, preparation of monthly VAT returns and reports, assistance in VAT audit, assistance in the process of appeal of tax assessment acts. Ivan also leads KPMG’s Tax litigation team. He has helped many clients in the process of their VAT audits and assisted in the preparation of a large number of appeals on indirect tax cases, both at administrative and court level. He has supported clients in commercial disputes on VAT cases.