Capital gains tax

MPs back tax evasion bill

Parliament has voted into law a Finance Ministry bill on measures to restrict tax evasion that introduces new regulations for freelancers and the self-employed.

All 158 MPs from ruling New Democracy voted for the bill in principle, while 140 voted against it.

Main opposition SYRIZA, PASOK and the Communist Party had requested roll-call votes in specific articles.

Support for young freelancers

The government is attempting to support young freelancers in their first professional steps through a favorable tax framework.

In this context, new self-employed people will be taxed on their 2022 income at a rate of 4.5% - i.e. at a rate that is 50% lower than that which applies to the first tax bracket.

Twitter Decided Instead of Musk to Sell 10% of His Tesla Shares

Twitter users have decided that entrepreneur Elon Musk will sell 10% of his shares in Tesla. This was done through a poll published by him, in which he stated that he would take the step if Twitter approved, and would take into account the results of the poll, whatever they may be.

More than 3.5 million people voted, and almost 58% of them answered "yes".

Proposal on cryptocurrency tax amended

Ljubljana – Only a day after putting out a proposal on taxation of trading in cryptocurrencies, the Financial Administration (FURS) said it will amend the proposal amid a strong response from stakeholders to give taxpayers the option to chose between paying tax either on the profits they make or as a percentage of the cryptocurrency they cash in.

FURS proposes special tax on cryptocurrencies

Ljubljana – The Financial Administration (FURS) has proposed changing how income from cryptocurrencies is being taxed so that a 10% tax rate would be imposed when the cryptocurrency is spent or turned into cash.

The administration proposes the tax, at a rate of 10%, be paid on the amount of cryptocurrency turned into another currency or spent for goods or services.