Nedjo Dukanovic found guilty of damaging BiH Budget for 57,000 BAM

Having held a guilty plea agreement consideration hearing in the case of Neđo Đukanović, on 8 April 2019 the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina delivered a judgment finding the accused Neđo Đukanović guilty of the continued criminal offense of Tax Evasion or Fraud under Article 210(1) of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina (CC BiH) as read with Article 54(2) of the same Code. The Court imposed a suspended 6-month sentence of imprisonment on the accused, while ordering that the sentence should not be executed unless the accused commits another criminal offense within 1 (one) year of the date when the judgment becomes final.

The ill-gotten gain in the amount of 57.777,47 BAM shall be confiscated from the accused Neđo Đukanović.

The accused Neđo Đukanović has been found guilty that as a responsible person – owner of the small business “Market Bingo“ – in the name of the legal person, between 2012 and 2015, with the aim of evading the payment of tax dues prescribed in the tax legislation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, by failure to provide the requested data, as well as by providing false data on taxable income and facts of importance for identifying tax liabilities, he made a taxable turnover in the total amount of 397,645.30 BAM, which he failed to enter into his business records nor did he calculate it and report the relevant VAT in the total amount of 57,777.47 BAM, which is the amount the budget of Bosnia and Herzegovina has been damaged for.

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