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Croatia VAT changes

  • Nov 8, 2016 | Richard Asquith

Croatia VAT changes

Croatia is to make a number of changes to the VAT law, as follows:

  • The VAT rate will be cut from 25% to 24% in 2018
  • VAT rate on restaurant services will rise from 13% to 25% from 1 January 2017
  • The annual VAT registration threshold will rise to HRK 300,000 from 1 January 2018
  • The minimum VAT registration period will be shortened from 5 years to 3 years
  • The EU VAT Directive rules on the VAT treatment of vouchers is to be adopted into Croatian VAT legislation in 2017

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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: richard.asquith@avalara.com. He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2019 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.