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NAV raids warehouse of Facebook advertiser

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Hungary’s Tax and Customs Authority (NAV) raided the warehouse of an individual who was advertising goods for sale through international social networking site Facebook, the authority announced on its website today.

Officials of NAV confiscated clothes worth in excess of HUF 200,000 in a warehouse in Budaörs (near the capital). NAV has been aware that Facebook users avoid taxation when selling goods on the social networking site and said they would be closely observing such activity in the future.

The individual was selling clothes with Mickey Mouse and Star Wars logos, for which they had paid no trademark royalty. NAV has begun court proceedings against the seller.

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