Questions and Answers related to the state rebate of BGN 0,25 per l/kg

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS RELATED TO THE STATE REBATE OF BGN 0,25 PER L/KG


1. WHEN CAN I MAKE USE OF THE STATE REBATE?
 
The state rebate will be enforced on 09.07.2022 at 00:00.


2. WHEN WILL THE STATE REBATE EXPIRE? 
The state rebate is going to be enforced until 31.12.2022, however, the Council of Ministers can suspend the state rebate in the case of insufficient means as indicated in the State Budget Act.


3. WHERE CAN I REFUEL TO MAKE USE OF THE STATE REBATE? 
You can make use of the state rebate at the EKO Bulgaria premises within the country.

Тhe following Petrol Stations - Usojka and Sofia Prazhka Prolet will operate under the following special conditions: 
  • from 07:00 to 19:00 - The state rebate will be applicable. The standard discount offered by EKO through the loyalty cards or club cards will not be applicable.
  • from 19:00 to 07:00 - The state rebate will not be applicable. The standard discount offered by EKO through the loyalty cards or club cards will be applicable.

4. WHICH TYPES OF FUELS FALL UNDER THE SCOPE OF THE STATE REBATE? 
All fuel types, offered at the lowest selling price at the premises, excluding: Diesel Double Filtered and EKO Racing. The fuel must be directly refueled into the gas tank of the motor vehicle, eligible to receive the state rebate. 


5. WHICH TYPES OF MOTOR VEHICLES ARE ELIGIBLE TO MAKE USE OF THE STATE REBATE? 
Motor vehicles of category M1 (including M1G), two- or three-wheeled mopeds and motorcycles of category L, registered in Bulgaria, in accordance with the Law on Road Transport.

The motor vehicle must be owned or used by private persons. 


6. I AM THE OWNER OF A LOYALTY CARD EKONOMY, WILL I BE ABLE TO USE ITS DISCOUNT ALONGSIDE THE STATE REBATE OF BGN 0,25 PER L/KG?
Yes, the state rebate of BGN 0,25 per l/kg and the discount, offered by the EKONOMY cards can be used together. 


7. I HAVE A CLUB DISCOUNT CARD, WILL I BE ABLE TO USE ITS DISCOUNT ALONGSIDE THE STATE REBATE OF BGN 0,25 PER L/KG?
Yes, the discount of the government’s compensatory measures and the regular discount of the club cards can be combined. Excluding the cards, issued to corporate clients as well as those issued to Bri4ka and Benzin BG.


8. IS THE STATE REBATE RECORDED IN THE FISCAL CASH RECEIPT? 
The state rebate of BGN 0,25 per l/kg is recorded in the fiscal cash receipt. In the case that you have used your loyalty or club card, all applicable discounts will be reflected aggregated in the fiscal cash receipt.

 
9. I USE A CORPORATE AUTOMOBILE. AM I ELIGIBLE TO MAKE USE OF THE STATE REBATE? 

No, the state rebate is not to be enforced for corporate automobiles. 

The state rebate is only applicable for motor vehicles, registered in Bulgaria, in accordance with the Law on Road Transport, which must be owned by a private person or used by a private person; when the motor vehicle is used by a person, different from the owner of the vehicle, the person must be explicitly stated as a user of the motor vehicle in the documents for the registration of the motor vehicle.


10. I AM A SOLE PROPRIETOR. AM I ELIGIBLE TO MAKE USE OF THE STATE REBATE?

No, as a sole proprietor you are not eligible to be the recipient of the state rebate. The state rebate can be enforced only for private persons, refueling motor vehicles, which are registered in Bulgaria, in accordance with the Law on Road Transport, and are owned by a private person or used by a private person; when the motor vehicle is used by a person, different from the owner of the vehicle, the person must be explicitly stated as a user of the motor vehicle in the documents for the registration of the motor vehicle.


11. MY AUTOMOBILE IS PRIVATE, BUT LEASED. AM I ELIGIBLE TO MAKE USE OF THE STATE REBATE? 
Yes, you can make use of the state rebate if you are explicitly stated as a user of the motor vehicle in the documents for the registration of the motor vehicle.


12. I USE A RENTED CAR OR RENT-A-CAR. AM I ELIGIBLE TO MAKE USE OF THE STATE REBATE?

No, corporate motor vehicles cannot be refueled with the state rebate. 


13. WHAT TYPE OF DOCUMENTS SHOULD I PRESENT TO BECOME ELIGIBLE TO USE THE STATE REBATE?

You should present to the cashier the documents for the registration of the motor vehicle in question, so as to verify the conditions making you eligible for the state rebate.

 
14. DO I HAVE TO PRESENT MY IDENTITY CARD? 
No, you do not have to present your identity card or any other document verifying your identity. 


15. MY AUTOMOBILE IS NOT REGISTERED IN BULGARIA. AM I ELIGIBLE TO MAKE USE OF THE STATE REBATE? 

No, the state rebate can be enforced in the case that the motor vehicle is registered, in accordance with the Law on Road Transport.


16. HOW MUCH FUEL CAN I PURCHASE WITH THE STATE REBATE? 

There are no restrictions on the amount of fuel or the number of refuels per day. 


17. WHICH TYPES OF MEANS OF PAYMENTS ARE ALLOWED? 
The state rebate measure will be enforced for the following means of payment: cash, debit or credit card.


18. CAN INPUT TAX FOR THE VAT INCURRED ON THE INVOICE BE DEDUCTED? IS THE EXPENSE RECOGNIZED FOR TAX PURPOSES? 

Private persons, recipients of the state rebate have no right to a tax deduction, in accordance with the Value Added Tax Act, to a VAT for which the person has used compensation; and the expense, incurred in those invoices, cannot be recognized for tax purposes.