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Croatia VAT changes

  • Dec 23, 2016 | Richard Asquith

Croatia VAT changes

Croatia has moved a number of changes to its VAT Act to come into effect in 2018. These include:

  • The VAT rate will be cut from 25% to 24% from 1 January 2018
  • The VAT registration threshold for resident companies will be raised from 1 January 2018 to HRK 300,000.  The threshold for non-resident companies providing taxable supplies in Croatia will remain at zero.
  • VAT on restaurant services, excluding alcohol, will be reclassified from the reduced, 13% rate, to the higher standard rate in 2018

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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2020 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard trained as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.