Tax ID number in Slovenia – why do you need it?

Tax ID number in Slovenia – why do you need it?

If you are planning to open a company, buy real estate or open a bank account in Slovenia, you would need to obtain a tax ID number in Slovenia. Below we will explain how to obtain it and what it would be used for.

Tax ID number in Slovenia – opening a company in Slovenia

If you plan on expanding your business to Europe, the first step is to open a new company. When opening a company, it is mandatory to obtain a tax ID number in Slovenia. This means that all shareholders and directors would need a Slovenian tax number. This goes for natural persons and also legal entities, in case of registering a subsidiary.

A natural person can obtain the tax number at the Slovenian Tax office (FURS) by filling out the form DR-02. They would need to personally come to the tax office to submit the form and obtain the tax ID number. A valid passport and a copy of the passport is required when submitting the application.

A legal entity also has to obtain a tax ID number if it wants to be a shareholder in a Slovenian company or if it is establishing the branch office. To obtain it, the legal representative of the foreign entity has to also go to the Slovenian tax office (FURS) to obtain if. For this, he will need an extract from the business registry, which is not older than 3 months. It also needs to be dully notarized and translated to Slovene language by a court translator. In addition, the legal representative has to fill in the DR-04 form and submit a copy of the business registry with the application. He also needs to bring with him the original extract for inspection.

Tax ID number in Slovenia – buying real estate

EU citizens and members of the OECD have the possibility to buy real estate in Slovenia. For that you would also need to obtain a tax number in Slovenia. The process for natural persons is the same as described in the previous paragraph.

Tax ID number in Slovenia – opening a bank account

When opening a bank account in Slovenia, one of the bank’s main conditions is that the natural person has a valid tax ID number in Slovenia. The process to obtain the tax ID number in Slovenia for natural persons is the same as described above. Also, keep in mind that in addition to obtaining the tax ID number in Slovenia, banks also have additional requirements when opening non-residential bank accounts. Each bank has its own internal policy so it is best to check beforehand what your chosen bank requires

Tax ID number in Slovenia – obtain it and open a company in Slovenia with the assistance of Data!

Data will be happy to help you in the process of obtaining your tax ID number. We can obtain the tax number in Slovenia for natural persons and legal entities remotely, based on power of attorney.

Data will also be happy to assist you to establish a company in Slovenia. You can register the company at our VEM/SPOT point free-of-charge. We provide services of virtual office, if you would need a business address.

We also provide tax consultation and can explain to you when you would have to become a tax resident of Slovenia.

Our legal department can help you to clarify issues regarding Slovene legislation and help you to draft contracts.

Contact us!

If you want to know more about company registration in Slovenia, contact us!  Write us an email to: data@data.si.  You can also contact us via phone: 00386 1 6006 270 or 00386 40 530 718 (Viber, WhatsApp).  You can also follow us on Facebook.

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