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Slovakia - Other taxes and levies

Slovakia - Other taxes and levies

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Social security tax

Are there social security/social insurance taxes in Slovakia? If so, what are the rates for employers and employees? 

Employer and employee

Type of insurance* Paid by employer Paid by employee Total
Retirement insurance 14.00% 4.00% 18.00%
Disability insurance 3.00% 3.00% 6.00%
Sick leave insurance 1.40% 1.40% 2.80%
Unemployment insurance 1.00% 1.00% 2.00%
Reserve fund 4.75% 0.00% 4.75%
Guaranty insurance 0.25% 0.00% 0.25%
Injury insurance 0.80% 0.00% 0.80%
Health care insurance 10.00% 4.00% 14.00%
Total 35.20% 13.40% 48.60%

* Caps apply on all of the contributions except for the injury insurance.

Gift, wealth, estate, and/or inheritance tax

Are there any gift, wealth, estate, and/or inheritance taxes in Slovakia?

Not applicable.

Real estate tax

Are there real estate taxes in the Slovakia?

Real estate tax is paid by house and landowners. The rates differ depending on the municipality in which the property is located.

Sales/VAT tax

Are there sales and/or value-added taxes in Slovakia?

There are two types of indirect taxes: value-added tax (VAT) which is charged on most supplies of goods and services (base rate 20 percent, reduced rate 10 percent); and excise duties which are charged on supplies of specific goods such as fuels, beer, spirits, and tobacco.

Unemployment tax

Are there unemployment taxes in Slovakia?

No such particular tax. Unemployment benefit and contributions are part of the social security system.

Other taxes

Are there additional taxes in Slovakia that may be relevant to the general assignee? For example, customs tax, excise tax, stamp tax, etc.

Other taxes would generally include only various municipal taxes, e.g. local tax for overnight stay in a hotel, waste collection duty, etc.

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