Taxation in the EU

Slovenia is not exactly a tax haven in the EU, however, tax burdens are among the lowest in the share of GDP.

Slovenia continues concluding double taxation conventions, so that the number of double taxation conventions currently in force has already increased to 50 and more.

Taxation in Slovenia



Rate of Interest

Value added tax Standard: 22%; Reduced: 9.5%
Corporate income tax 17%
Income tax Progressive tax rate from 16%
Property tax 0.15%-1.25% (depends on the type and value of the property)
Social security contribution Employer’s contribution: 16.1%

Employee’s contribution: 22.1%

Property transfer tax 2%
Capital gains tax 0%-25%
Gift tax 5%-39% (excluding first degree relatives and gifts valued €5,000)
Vehicle taxation 0.5%-31% from the sale price of the vehicle (depending on ecological input)


Taxation for legal entities

The standard VAT rate in Slovenia is 19%. The reduced tariff of 9.5% is applied to certain services and goods according to a special act. VAT refund is provided for companies with annual turnover of more than €50,000 or applying to the tax authorities of Slovenia providing proofs of future profitable transactions with partners.

Income Tax

The tax rate in the Slovenian territory is 19% and is paid one time during the year. Insurance companies, investment and pnsion funds benefit from a special rate of 0% in case they follow certain conditions. Income tax in Slovenia is progressive with a minimum size of 16%. Preparation and submission of a balance sheet is carried out annually until the end of March.

Turnover of funds

There are no requirements for compulsory monthly or annual turnover of enterprise funds and the established amount of income in current Slovenian legislation “On the Employment of Foreigners” and “On Foriegn Citizens”. Company’s work should be carried out with full compliance of labor registration and the conditions of conducting business in Slovenia with regular payments of taxes and salaries.

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Those who register a company in Slovenia with over EUR50,000 in capitalization, make EUR10,000 in monthly revenue, or provide full-time employment to European employees are entitled to European residency and a work permit.

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