Ilonka Raychinova
Managing Partner. Lawyer. Tax Advisor.

Education:  Master of Law from Sofia University; Master of Economics in International Economic Relations and International business from Veliko Turnovo University

Membership:  Member of Sofia Bar Association, Member of the managing Council of the chamber of Tax Consultants in Bulgaria; Member of the Advisory Board of National Revenue Agency. Represents Supreme Bar Counsel before the General Assembly of the Supreme Administrative court on tax matters.

Specialization: Management of the Enterprise –Reus, Spain; Tax law and Tax Control – Ecole des impost; in Paris, France; European tax law and practice of the Court of European Community – European Academy of Law (ERA) in Trier, Germany.

Professional Biography:  Attorney at thousands of tax cases in Bulgaria, on complaints before the European commission on procedures for breaches of EU directives and regulations of the Bulgarian authorities; complains to the European court of human rights; appeals to SOLVIT, appeals to OLAF; cases of public procurement; cases of administrative, criminal and tax violation, criminal and  tax offenses; cases of state responsibility for caused damages; Ex - Deputy Justice Minister of Bulgaria. Ex - Head of “Indirect taxes” in “Tax Administration” in the Ministry of Finance of Bulgaria, Legal Counsel and Board Member of the France-Bulgarian center “Markom” for management training.

Author Of: Books and comments on VAT tax matters, several specialized publications in the specialized and mass press on the issues of taxation and specific cases of taxation and also many activities on socially significant issues.

Languages spoken: French (excellent), English(good), and Russian(very good)