Prosecutor of the Department III of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina has issued an Indictment against Stanko Vincek, born in 1962 in Ptuj, in the Republic of Slovenia, a citizen of the Republic of Slovenia, and Goran Josic, born in 1967 in Ključ, a citizen of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Indictment charges the accused Stanko Vincek, in his capacity of a Director and a responsible person of the company “Mushrooms Trade” d.o.o. /Limited Liability Company/ from Laktaši and Goran Jošić, in his capacity of an Executive Director of the same company, with submitting tax returns containing untrue information, in September and October of 2015, and falsely presenting the turnover and purchase of agricultural products that did not actually happen, whereby they benefited from the reduction of tax liabilities and unlawfully exercised the right to deduct input tax in the total amount of BAM 21,163.12, for which amount the budget of Bosnia and Herzegovina was damaged; moreover, the accused Goran Jošić entered untrue data in the business documentation.
According to the allegations in the Indictment, the accused Stanko Vincek is additionally charged with providing false information and thus procuring a used business facility without the deducted input VAT, during the first half of 2017, while he was working in the same capacity in the aforementioned company in Laktaši; having invested in the said business facility, he then sold that business facility to a company from Srbac, reducing the output VAT in the amount of BAM 10,275.00, and in this manner he damaged the budget of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the said amount.
These accused persons are charged as follows: Stanko Vincek is charged with the commission of the criminal offence of Tax Evasion or Fraud, referred to in Article 210, paragraphs 2 and 1 in conjunction with Article 53 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the accused Goran Jošić is charged with the commission of the criminal offence of Tax Evasion or Fraud, referred to in Article 210, paragraph 2 in conjunction with Article 29 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the criminal offence of Counterfeiting or Destruction of Business or Commercial Books or Documents, referred to in Article 274 of the Criminal Code of Republika Srpska, through the application of Article 53 of the Criminal Code of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The Indictment has been forwarded to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for confirmation.