Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Finance Minster Ready to Consider Changes to Tax Plans

ZAGREB, August 22, 2018 - The government does not wish to additionally tax entrepreneurs and all criticisms of amendments to several tax laws can be analysed at the government and in parliament after the ongoing public consultation, Finance Minister Zdravko Marić said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Tax Reform Details Postponed until Tomorrow

ZAGREB, August 1, 2018 - Finance Minister Zdravko Marić said on Wednesday that proposed changes to the tax system would be presented to the public on Thursday and would take effect at the beginning of next year.

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Further Tax Cuts Coming in January

ZAGREB, May 19, 2018 - Finance Minister Zdravko Marić said on Friday that the Finance Ministry was aware of the potential negative effect of Agrokor, but that risks were much more pronounced elsewhere, for example in Petrokemija and Uljanik, adding that solutions were being sought and the negative effects were being calculated in the budget while at the same time efforts were being made to protect public finances.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Government Monitoring Fuel Price Increase

ZAGREB, May 15, 2018 - Finance Minister Zdravko Marić said on Tuesday the government was following the rise of fuel prices and working on a comprehensive tax package, of which excises are an integral part.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Živi Zid Files Criminal Charges against Plenković and Ministers

ZAGREB, May 15, 2018 - The Živi Zid opposition party on Monday pressed criminal charges against Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Martina Dalić, who resigned earlier on Monday, former emergency administrator in the Agrokor conglomerate Ante Ramljak, and Finance Minister Zdravko Marić over the Agrokor mail scandal.

Friday, 27 April 2018

Conflict of Interest Commission Rules in Favour of Finance Minister

ZAGREB, April 27, 2018 - The Croatian Parliament's Conflict of Interest Commission decided by a majority vote on Friday that Finance Minister Zdravko Marić did not breach the relevant law by attending two meetings on the ailing food and retail conglomerate Agrokor and that he protected his integrity and credibility as Finance Minister at those meetings.

Thursday, 26 April 2018

Taxes to Be Reduced from January 2019

ZAGREB, April 26, 2018 - A comprehensive pension system reform with the statutory retirement age being gradually raised to 67, further easing of the tax burden and removal of administrative barriers, the continuation of the merger of hospitals and the establishment of a national clinical hospital for children as well as new legislation on public sector workers' salaries are some of the measures in a 130-page National Reform Programme approved by the Croatian government on Thursday.

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Finance Minister Promises Further Reforms

ZAGREB, March 24, 2018 - Finance Minister Zdravko Marić said on Saturday that Standard & Poor's decision to raise Croatia's credit rating was very good news, but that at the same time it obliged Croatia, adding that final details about the financial restructuring of the road sector would be discussed by the government and that a convergence programme for the next three years would be adopted soon.

Monday, 26 February 2018

What Does Agrokor Case Reveal about Uncomfortable Reality of Croatian State?

Agrokor, just another Parmalat scandal?

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Despite Agrokor Turmoil, Croatia’s Financial System Is Stable

ZAGREB, February 21, 2018 - Finance Minister Zdravko Marić said on Wednesday that Croatia's financial system was stable and that everyone had the responsibility to keep it so, adding that not only the indebted Agrokor conglomerate, but all the financial market stakeholders, were important in that.

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