Most foreigners, who decide to open a company in Slovenia, also want to cooperate and offer their services in other EU countries. For that, their company would already have to be a part of the VAT system. Entrepreneurs often think that the company will be automatically registered within the VAT system but that is not the case.
Company registration in Slovenia and VAT number
In order to do business in Slovenia, you would have to register a company first. Non-EU citizens can register an LTD company with 7.500€ founding capital. While your company will receive a tax number in the process of company registration, this does not mean that is automatically became a part of the VAT system as well.
While it is obligatory to enter the VAT system if your company surpasses 50.000€ of taxable turnover in the last 12 months, there are also possibilities to enter the VAT system voluntarily.
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Entering the VAT system voluntarily
If you plan on doing business in Europe in addition to Slovenia, your company can also enter the VAT system voluntarily to be able to offer its services or products abroad. This means that you can enter the VAT system before surpassing 50.000€ of taxable turnover of the company
To enter the VAT system, your company has to apply for a VAT number at the tax office of Slovenia. You can do so after the company is registered by filling out a specific application. In addition, you have to add proof within the application that you plan on doing active business in Slovenia. You can prove this by submitting advance payments, invoices, letters of intent, contracts with partners or suppliers, employment contracts etc. Once you have submitted the complete documentation with all the proof that the tax office required, you would receive the VAT number within 60 days from submitting the application.
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If you plan on doing business in Europe but do not where to find assistance in the process, Data will be glad to offer you support.
We are skilled to assist you in obtaining the necessary documents for company registration.
At Data, you can also perform company registration as we are a licensed VEM point.
Our legal department can explain to you the legislation concerning the VAT system. They can also help you to submit your application for the VAT number.
Data also offer professional accountancy services and tax consultation.
Should your company require a business address, we can offer services of virtual office.
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