Finances and Advisory

Investment and taxes in Slovakia

Slovak businesses are satisfied with the euro

The majority of respondents would adopt the euro again if Slovakia did not already have the EU’s currency.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Nov 2018, at 23:34

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Young people owe millions of euros to mobile operators

High invoices for mobile services may result from extreme consumption of data in Slovakia or abroad.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Sep 2018, at 13:50

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Acquiring qualified people is also a challenge for auditing companies

The Slovak Spectator spoke with auditing companies in Slovakia about current challenges they are facing.Jana Liptáková, 5. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Red tape burdens entrepreneurs in Slovakia.

Finance Ministry wants to tax digital companies

It also wants to introduce a new tax on insurance policies and tax cryptocurrencies.Jana Liptáková, 1. Mar 2018, at 12:30

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2018 will be rich in tax changes

The revision to the income tax act has resulted in the most significant tax changes within the last 15 years.Jana Liptáková, 1. Mar 2018, at 6:30

Slovak cyclist Peter Sagan might be affected by changes to taxable persons.

Mikloš: Flat tax was a great marketing tool

Former finance ministers Ivan Mikloš and Brigita Schmögnerová look back at the history of tax systems in Slovakia over the past 25 years.Peter Adamovsky, 26. Feb 2018, at 6:30

Ivan Mikloš (r) has adopted several important tax changes in the Mikuláš Dzurinda (l) cabinet.

Who are Slovakia’s biggest taxpayers?

Only four Slovak companies among top 10.Radka Minarechová, 22. Feb 2018, at 6:30

Slovakia lags in fighting fraudsters

The rules became stricter particularly after the financial crisis, but there is room for fighting tax evasion.Radka Minarechová, 20. Feb 2018, at 6:30

The receipt lottery was created to fight tax evasion.

Tax evasion still causes problems

The state adopts several measures to curb room for tax evasion, but the effect of some is questioned.Radka Minarechová, 19. Feb 2018, at 6:30

Many firms find taxes too complicated to handle themselves.

State will collect more on taxes

The Finance Ministry’s analytical body improved its forecast due to current tax and levy revenues as well as a new macroeconomic prognosis.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Feb 2018, at 12:44

A group of 13 business organisations and chambers of commerce put together 20 recommendations for politicians in Slovakia in mid-November

Slovakia may tax Google and Facebook

The country wants to be among the most progressive countries in the question of taxing IT giants, according to the finance minister.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Jan 2018, at 23:18

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Slovakia’s tax system improves

The only obstacle to better tax system evaluation is high taxes and payroll tax burden.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Nov 2017, at 23:02

Exchange of information about multinational firms will be easier

Slovakia is the first V4 country to sign the agreement on country-by-country reporting.Compiled by Spectator staff, 10. Jul 2017, at 6:25

State wants companies to publish their excessive VAT refunds

Several measures proposed as part of the amendments to the tax laws aim to fight tax evasion.Compiled by Spectator staff, 21. Jun 2017, at 13:50

Finance Minister Peter Kažimír

Over 60 countries including Slovakia team up to fight tax avoidance

The signed convention is intended to halt the practice of routing income to countries with attractive tax treaties via shell companies.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Jun 2017, at 23:12

Slovaks have been working longer this year to pay their taxes

Economic growth fails to compensate for the growth of general budget expenditures.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Jun 2017, at 21:55

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ZUNO ceases trading in Slovakia

Tatra Banka takes over all its remaining clients.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Jun 2017, at 21:50

Households continue increasing their debts

But they report relatively small financial savings.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. May 2017, at 22:48

Foreigners cannot always make their way around without a Slovak speaker by their side.

Public administration collects more from taxes

Also the management of municipal administration improved.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. May 2017, at 6:19

Leasing of trucks at record high

Though the increase was impacted particularly by higher demand for buses and trolleybuses, clients leased trailer trucks and lorries the most.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. May 2017, at 6:30

Commercial trucks are often financed via leasing.