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Dennitsa Dimitrova

Dennitsa Dimitrova

Dennitsa Dimitrova joined Kambourov & Partners in 2019. She leads the firm’s Taxation, Customs and Excise (TCE) line of business. Dennitsa has over 13 years of experience in the area of international taxation and prior to leading TCE, she was part of the tax and legal teams of TMF (2006-2009), KPMG (2009-2016) and Deloitte (2016-2019) where she managed the VAT compliance clients portfolio, conducted tax audits involving large amounts of VAT for refund and successfully resolved tax disputes as negotiator. Since 2016, she developed and started providing excise and customs compliance services.


Dennitsa’s extensive work experience includes:   

  • Part of the legal team of the Bulgarian CJEU Case C-124/12 – AES-3C Maritza East 1 on the interpretation of Directive 2006/112/EC — Articles 168(a) and 176 — Right to deduction;
  • Participated in the development and implementation of VAT compliance software created for conversion of data from any ERP / accounting system into VAT return;
  • Dennitsa also specializes in taxation of the energy and commodity sector, whereas in the last several years, she has been consulting the offshore oil and gas drilling campaigns in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Republic of Bulgaria in the Black Sea;
  • In 2012, initiated an update of the Bulgarian BULSTAT Register software so that foreign players on the liberated gas market would be able to register in Bulgaria and meet their excise reporting requirements. Subsequently, the wholesale traders of energy products in Bulgaria was released from excise reporting obligations.

Education:

  • Sofia Univesity (LLM, 2000)
  • Oxford Diploma in Accounting and Finance, ACCA (2015)   

Contributions:     

  • Regular speaker of the Balkan and Black Sea Petroleum Association (BBSPA) on taxation of EEZ in the Black Sea region and energy projects in offshore zones
  • Organizer and speaker at the “Brexit, Customs and Taxes 2019” conference in Sofia, December 2018