Tax Administration

The Tax Administration of Serbia closes 66 facilities for tax irregularities

The Tax Administration of Serbia announced today that a total of 102 traffic checks were conducted through fiscal devices at cultural, artistic, and tourist events during this year. Out of these, in 66 cases, or 64.71 percent, legal measures prohibiting activities were imposed.

German Company Contracted by Kosovo to Supply Passports Suspected of Irregularities

Kosovo Customs also determined that the company had increased the cost of recent imports of passports and identity cards.

Despite these issues, the company still has an ongoing contract with the Kosovo ministry, which claims it did not have any information on these alleged irregularities. 

Major decline in state debtors

The use of electronic transactions, the reduction of taxes as well as the favorable repayment arrangements (72 and 120 installments) have led to the reduction of state debtors by some 400,000 compared to 2018, according to the data of the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE).

Financial Administration boss steps down

Ljubljana – Ivan Simič, the director general of the Tax Administration, stepped down on Wednesday, announcing his decision just minutes after the new government was sworn in. Simič, a staunch supporter of the Janez Janša government, was named to the post in acting capacity in May 2021 before getting a full five-year term in November the same year.

Taxes: The 17 tourist areas that are targeted by tax auditors

The Independent Public Revenue Authority - AADE will be landing on 12 islands and 5 tourist land destinations in view of the tourist season to reduce tax evasion mainly of VAT and to increase tax revenues. In fact, for this purpose, it is strengthening the staff in the respective Tax Bureaus for the months of July, August and September.

New economic stimulus package adopted, focus on income support and aid to companies

Ljubljana – The government adopted on Saturday a new economic stimulus package. Direct income support for groups including pensioners, students and those with the lowest wages is planned along with aid for companies. Finance Minister Andrej Šircelj said the package is estimated at around EUR 550 million.

Greeks refrain from paying taxes during traditional holiday month

Almost half a million taxpayers failed to pay taxes of more than half a billion euros in August, according to the statistics of the Independent Authority for Public Revenues.

These arrears mainly concerned income tax, where debts grew 15.6 percent compared to the same month in 2018, and value-added tax, where debts increased 5.9 percent from August last year.

Montenegro Albanian Official Says Discrimination Remains Rife

The ethnic Albanian vice-president of the Montenegrin parliament, Genci Nimanbegu, has claimed that Albanians, who make up about 5 per cent of the  country's population, remain discriminated against in the public sector, pointing as an example to the small multi-ethnic municipalities of Plav and Gusinje.