Posts in category Legislation

European Investors Request Slovak Gov...

European Investors Request Slovak Government to Reconsider FTT
European Investors’ Association, which represents retail and institutional investors throughout Europe, has requested the Slovak government to take investors’ interests in Slovakia and within the European into account and lend no further support to the Financial Transaction Tax (FTT). European Investors is deeply worried that a FTT declines r [...]

SARIO Business Summary for January 20...

SARIO Business Summary for January 2017
TAXES The number of Slovak companies seated in tax havens keeps growing. According to the consulting company Bisnode Slovensko, it has more than tripled since 2005. Ten years ago, over 1,500 Slovak companies were registered in tax havens compared with the current 4,700. E-MOBILITY Slovaks are gradually developing an appetite for electric vehi [...]

SARIO Business Summary for January 20...

SARIO Business Summary for January 2017
TAXES The number of Slovak companies seated in tax havens keeps growing. According to the consulting company Bisnode Slovensko, it has more than tripled since 2005. Ten years ago, over 1,500 Slovak companies were registered in tax havens compared with the current 4,700. E-MOBILITY Slovaks are gradually developing an appetite for electric vehi [...]

TheDaily.SK is back!

TheDaily.SK is back!
After a slowdown in TheDaily.SK service last year, we pick up again in 2017 to provide you with all the latest news and information about life and living in Slovakia. We reach out to all our readers and budding writers also to contribute, whether you have an event, article or interesting story concerning Slovakia. If [...]

Corporate Criminal Liability Affects ...

Corporate Criminal Liability Affects Everyone, Even Your Company
The impact of Act No. 91/2016 Coll. concerning criminal liability of legal entities on business environment is being underestimated. If the topic is interesting at all, most people accept the prevailing opinion that this is just another bureaucratic law that will hardly have any effect, not to say real impact (such as the law on [...]

Slovakia Ranked 45th in World on Chil...

Slovakia Ranked 45th in World on Children’s Access to Justice
Slovakia has been ranked as 45th in the world on how effectively children can use the courts to defend their rights according to new research from Child Rights International Network (CRIN). The new report, ‘Rights, Remedies and Representation’, takes into account whether children can bring lawsuits when their rights are violated, the legal re [...]

Important changes to the Commercial C...

Important changes to the Commercial Code and Income Tax Act
The British Chamber of Commerce in the Slovak Republic would like to invite you to a seminar on Important changes to the Commercial Code and Income Tax Act 18 June from 09:00 AM Austria Trend Hotel , Vysoká 7490/2A, Bratislava You are invited to join our upcoming seminar to find out more about big challenges companies might face due to new st [...]

Expat Tax Advice: Don’t Sell Sh...

Expat Tax Advice: Don’t Sell Shares in 2015
More and more people in Slovakia trade with shares. Either with shares purchased within the Company’ share purchase or stock options plans (blog.etrend.sk/radovan-ihnat/zamestnanecke-akciove-plany–dodatocny-prijem-zamestnancov.html) or in a form of direct or indirect investments on capital markets. For these investors I have one good ad [...]

Employee Luncheon Vouchers Under Atta...

Employee Luncheon Vouchers Under Attack
An article in today’s Hospodarske Noviny points to a plan by the Association of Hotels and Restaurants (ZHR) to take some of the power away from luncheon vouchers,  as establishment owners are not happy about the commission paid to the ticket issuing companies. Employees are entitled to some kind of meal or meal compensation from [...]

Government Passes Bogus Procurement A...

Government Passes Bogus Procurement Amendment
With shouts for change on how state contracts are dished out to suppliers with hidden owners, the government took it on itself to change the Public Procurement Act, but the amendment, given green by 84 MPs, changes nothing of the big picture, with anonymity still protected. The amendment to the Public Procurement Act aimed at [...]
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New Website Launched

July 27, 2014July 27, 2014
Newswebsite Honorary Consul General Mr. Godwin E. Bencini today announced that the Honorary Consulate for the Slovak Republic in Malta has launched its new website. This website is aimed at brining together the Slovak community in Malta, inform them of the Honorary Consulate's work and act as a bridge between Slovakia and Malta. Mr. Bencini encourages all Slovaks, both in Malta and abroad, to engage with this website, share their views and participate in the consulate's affairs.