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Croatia: Stop COVID-19 application now works cross-border

Submitted by siha on Wed, 12/16/2020 - 13:37

Government of the Republic of Croatia (19.11.2020) Cross-border data exchange between the Croatian Stop COVID-19 application and official applications of other EU member states has been established. This makes Croatia the seventh EU country in a row, along with Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia and Spain, which exchanges "infected keys" through the federation gateway (European Federation Gateway Service) and thus enables anonymous notification of foreign contacts about the risk of infection. 

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ICT
Mobile technologies
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Croatia: Support for the preservation of jobs for employers who employ people with disabilities whose activities are affected by coronavirus

Submitted by siha on Tue, 10/27/2020 - 15:53

Ministry of Labor, Pensions, Families and Social Policy (30.07.2020) Eligible employers are sheltered workshops, integrative workshops and work units for the employment of persons with disabilities, regardless of the sector in which they operate, and the duration of the measure is from 1 July to 31 December 2020. The support is awarded in the amount of HRK 4,000.00 per month per full-time employee, ie a proportional part per employee according to the number of part-time hours and HRK 250 contribution for pension insurance based on individual capitalized savings, ie the amount of additional

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croatia
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Disability
Employment
Employment of young workers
Cash transfers
Covid-19
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Croatia: Temporary suspension of employment and self-employment grants

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 05/06/2020 - 18:15

home.kpmg/hr (26.03.2020) Temporary suspension of previous grants for self-employment and employment in order to secure additional funds for preserving jobs in COVID 19 affected sectors.

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croatia
Global challenges
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Employment
Cash transfers
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Croatia: Grants to self-employed exempted from personal income tax

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 05/06/2020 - 18:12

koronavirus.hr (23.03.2020) Grants to self-employed individuals used to alleviate the effect of the current crisis would not be regarded as taxable receipts (i.e. they will not be subject to personal income tax from self-employed activity).

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croatia
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Contribution Collection and Compliance
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Croatia: Co-financing of pension insurance for seasonal workers

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 05/06/2020 - 18:00

koronavirus.hr (17.03.2020) For employers in the hospitality and tourism industry there will be financial assistance for up to six months, and co-financing the cost of the extended pension insurance. The proposal is to extend the entitlements for a period longer than 6 months, and financial assistance may not be lower than the minimum wage, minus the compulsory insurance contributions (for 2020, it amounts to HRK 1,625.00). The cost of the extended pension insurance that the Institute can co-finance is HRK 664.39.  

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Old age Pensions
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Croatia: Minimum wage for persons with disabilities

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 05/06/2020 - 17:56

koronavirus.hr (17.03.2020) A minimum wage will be provided for persons with disabilities for retention in employment. Employers can pay the financial compensation due to the quota for the employment of persons with disabilities later.

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croatia
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Disability
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Croatia: Deferral of social security contributions

Submitted by mmarquez on Wed, 05/06/2020 - 17:08

tpa-group (17.03.2020) Deferral of payment of social security contributions. The measure would be implemented by the amendment of the General Tax Act that would allow to the Minister of Finance to issue special regulations governing this area. Late penalty interest would not be charged during the deferral period and statute of limitation would not run.

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croatia
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Contribution Collection and Compliance
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Croatia: Wage subsidies to help companies retain employees

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 04/23/2020 - 17:41

vlada.gov.hr (02.04.2020) The Government elaborated the April package of measures through several conclusions and decisions, as well as legislative proposals, such as amendments to the General Tax Law, the Budget Execution Act, and the Accounting Act, which it referred to for urgent parliamentary procedure. The government has thus decided to increase support for entrepreneurs in difficulties in preserving jobs by paying workers' salaries from HRK 3,250 to HRK 4,000 net.

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croatia
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Employment

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