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Schools and churches exempt from taxes

AT ITS session on February 2, the Slovak parliament approved a revision to the Act on Local Taxes and Fees, based on which all land and buildings owned by public universities or by the state, and used by state universities, the Slovak Academy of Sciences, churches and regional organizations registered with the state, will be exempt from local taxes.

The same applies to secondary schools, training centres and school facilities established by local governments, as well as schools and school facilities established by regional school authorities. The revision should come into force on April 1.

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