Would you like to compare VAT in Slovenia and other European countries (in Croatia, Austria, Hungary, Italy)? This is a very valid question, if you are considering to bring your business to Slovenia and enter the VAT system.
VAT – this is the value added tax; indirect tax, exceptions in the budget of the economy in parts of the value of the goods, work or services, which is present in all of the stages of the production of goods, work and services and are brought in the budget in the process of usage of realization.
VAT in Slovenia
The extent and charge of VAT is determined by each member of the European Union individually. In Slovenia, the rate of VAT is 22 %, but a lowered 9,5 % VAT rate exists as well. The lowered VAT rate is applied to products of food and drinks (with the exception of alcoholic beverages), water supply, medicaments, medical equipment, transportation of passengers and their luggage, import of works of art and collections, apartments and accommodation, livestock for slaughter, seeds, plants and similar items, rent of accommodation facilities, use of sports facilities, burials and services of cremation, services of public health. You can find the details in the Law of VAT (ZDDV-1), Appendix I. You can also read about the details about VAT in Slovenia and other European countries (in Croatia, Austria, Hungary, Italy) below.
VAT in Italy
In Italy, the basic rate of VAT is, like in Slovenia, 22 %. The lowered rate of VAT varies between 5 and 10 %. A super lowered rate exists as well and is 4 %. The areas of Livigno, Campione and lake Lugano are an exception to the above mentioned rule.
VAT in Austria
The lowered VAT rate varies between 10 and 13 %, the basic VAT rate is 20 %. In the areas of Jungholz and Mittelberg, the VAT rate is 19 %, the VAT rate for wine production is 13 %.
VAT in Croatia
The lowered VAT rate is 5-13 %, the basic VAT rate is 25 %.
VAT in Hungary
The lowered VAT rate is 5-18 %, the basic VAT rate is 27 %.
This is the short summary about VAT in Slovenia and other European countries (in Croatia, Austria, Hungary, Italy). If you are interested in detailed information about taxation in Slovenia, you can take advantage of our specialists, who can explain the taxation and the VAT system in Slovenia.
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