Coronavirus update Hungary October 2021

While Hungary remains relatively little effected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, there have been few changes since our last update in August. For one thing, the state of emergency has been extended again.

Business gifts in Hungary

They say it is better to give than to receive. It is certainly nice to present your business partners with something nice, but what written and unwritten rules pertain to business gifts in Hungary? Let’s find out the basics.

Work permit and family unification in Hungary: when to switch?

Family unification lets the third-country national spouse and underage children of the main residency holder move to Hungary. However, with time the spouse may wish to start working too. How to do it right?

Update on pandemic related restrictions in August in Hungary

With around 60% of the population vaccinated against the coronavirus, Hungary is currently among the safest countries in the EU. In July, most restrictions related to the current pandemic were relaxed, and recently even border crossing was made easier.

Changes to taxation in Hungary in 2021 and 2022

Taxes in Hungary are adjusted every year, and the Parliament has recently decided about the next changes to taxation. Some of them will affect your business in Hungary – find out how!

Getting a booster shot against coronavirus in Hungary

Whichever vaccine you got, a booster shot might be useful to prevent you catching any of the new coronavirus variants and infecting others. In line with this, getting a third coronavirus shot will now become possible in Hungary.

Global minimum tax to be introduced soon?

Talks of a global minimum tax have recently become a hot topic after several international players proposed it. In May both the USA and the OECD made mentions of such a tax, and in June the G7 made a commitment towards its introduction. However, Hungary is against it, for now.

How many foreigners can your Hungarian company employ?

The Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs recently made an announcement that the Parliament has decided to raise the limit on the number of third-country nationals a foreign-owned Hungarian company can employ. But what does this mean for your company in Hungary?

Updated EESZT app includes both Hungarian and EU covid immunity certificate

The EESZT app has now been updated for Android phones to incorporate the EU green pass as well. Both documents can be saved in the app, so you can show them for inspection even if you do not have internet connection.

Relaxing pandemic related restrictions in July in Hungary

Starting from July, after 5.5 million people receive at least their first dose of a vaccine, pandemic related restrictions will again be relaxed.

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