Moving to Budapest

Welcome to Budapest – we’ve done all the hard work for you and put together a team of service providers that will look after you in Budapest.

Each of our providers has been handpicked and stringently vetted to ensure they provide the best quality service.

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5 Tips About Budapest

Here are 5 tips expats moving to Budapest should know:

The first thing you need to know about Budapest is, it is pronounced Boo-da-PESHT.

To receive your salary or interest on an investment, you need to have a Tax Card. You can register for a Tax Card at the National Tax and Customs Administration.

Once you start working, apply for the Social Security System which requires you to make a contribution based on your gross salary. This will cover your health, pension and unemployment insurance.

Expats have told us they found it challenging to buy or rent a residence in Budapest without the guidance of a local agent.

You can toast and clink any drink in Budapest except Beer. Two centuries ago Hungarians vowed not to clink with beer as a form of defiance to Austria’s invasion.

Meet your Budapest Team Leader

Gabriella Galik

A certified tax advisor and a mediator, Gabriella is an expert in large scale operational and process restructuring. A member of the Budapest Bar she has been involved in high profile M&As across various industries.

She has worked for Clifford Chance Budapest and has advised on high profile real estate acquisitions.

As one of the founders of KCG Partners, she continues to advise her large and loyal client base on legal matters.

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