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NGOs compete for 2 percent of income tax

WITH the March-end deadline for the submission of tax returns fast approaching, NGOs in Slovakia are competing for the taxes they are eligible to receive from individuals and corporate entities.

Private individuals and legal entities can choose which of among 7,084 registered NGOs they wish to assign 2 percent of their taxes. Compared with last year, the number of eligible organizations has increased by 1,300, according to the SITA news agency.

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News digest: Third wave is coming. President urges people to get vaccinated

President and the Catholic bishops encourage people to get Covid vaccine. More foreign countries classify Slovakia as green. Cabinet apologises for the infamous Moldava raid.


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First Delta variant confirmed in Slovakia

The labs confirmed the strain in a positive sample from a person who returned from Russia.


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One euro for every comment. Slovak company turns hate into love on social media

The first such campaign in Slovakia, though quite a popular technique abroad.


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Roman Mikulec and Mária Kolíková presented the proposed document at the governmental session.

Cabinet apologised for the police raid in Roma settlement in 2013

The cabinet considers the apology a humanitarian gesture towards the victims and a commitment to avoid similar failures in the future.


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