Telekom Austria Faces New Taxes in Croatia

CompaniesTelecoms ♦ Published: January 13, 2012; 12:28 ♦ (Vindobona)

Croatia re-introduces extraordinary taxes for telecommunication operators. The local government is criticized by Telekom Austria and the EU.

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In 2009, the Croatian government levied an extraordinary tax for telecommunication service suppliers, which ended in 2011. Now, the local government decided to continue to withhold this special tax. As a result, telecommunication operators on the Croatian market will have to pay 6% taxes on their revenues until mid-2013. Besides Telekom Austria, the German Telekom and Croatian Telekom…