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VAT in Slovenia

October 31, 2011, 11:47 pm

1. What is the VAT in Slovenia?

The standard VAT rate in Slovenia is 20% for almost all goods and services. A reduced VAT rate of 8.5% applies to certain goods and services, such as food, water supply, medicines, public transportation, books and some entertainment tickets. There are also some transactions that are exempt from VAT in Slovenia, for example insurance, tourism, property leasing or certain financial transactions.

2. How can I get a VAT refund in Slovenia?

A request for VAT refund in Slovenia can be submitted by a company representative. This procedure can be performed either in person to a local tax office or electronically via the official tax portal. Foreign companies can submit their application with the tax portal in their own country. The application for VAT refund in Slovenia should not refer to a period less than three months or more than one year and the refund cannot refer to a sum lower than 400 EUR. Nevertheless, the application has to be submitted in Slovene or in English. The procedure should not be started later than 30th September.

3. How can I register for VAT in Slovenia?

A company that prepares to commence its activity in commercial area which is subject to VAT must register for VAT in Slovenia before performing any transaction. The VAT registration procedure has to be at the Tax Administration of the Republic of Slovenia. Registration for VAT in Slovenia results in obtaining a VAT number. Identification numbers for VAT in Slovenia have the prefix SI. It is mandatory to tell the tax authorities the exact date when the company begins its activity.

4. How does intra-community VAT work in Slovenia?

Intra-community acquisitions are subject to VAT. Since May 2004, when Slovenia became a member state of the European Union, the Slovenian VAT Act was changed in order to be based on the European VAT regulations. All transactions concerning intra-community trade were enacted. VAT for intra-community acquisitions is payable either in Slovenia or in the partners’ own state.

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