Croatia Facts And Figures

Croatia Facts and Figures

Facts About Croatia

Population 4,464,844 (July 2015 est.)
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) $91.10 billion (2015)
GDP Per Capita $21,600 (2015 est.)
Inflation Rate -0.5% (2015)
Currency Kuna (HRK)
Exchange Rate Versus U.S. Dollar 6.81 kunas = 1 U.S. dollar (June 2016)
Language Croatian
Capital Zagreb
Population of Capital City 687,000 (2015)
Time Zone GMT plus 1
Seasons Continental: warm summers, cold winters
Mediterranean: hot, dry summers and cool, wet winters
International Dialing Code 385
Electricity 230V / 60 Hz; Plug Type: C, F
 Government Parliamentry Republic
Name and Party Affiliation
of Current Leader
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic (Since February 2015)
Income Tax Rate for Residents 12% to 40%, depending in Gross Income
Property Tax 0%, Acquisition of a Building is subject to a rate of 5%
Capital Gains Tax 25% to 40%
Inheritance Tax 0% for first line of succession; 5% for Inherited or donated property.
Rental Income Tax 15% (for non-residents)
Transfer Tax 5%
Sales Tax 23%
Restrictions on Foreign
Ownership of Property
Foreigners from a country with a reciprocity agreement with Croatia can hold property in their own name; otherwise, use a Croatian corporation
Local Chamber of Commerce Rooseveltov trg 2
10000 Zagreb
Phone: +385.(0)1.4561.555
American Chamber of Commerce www.amcham.hr
Kršnjavoga 1
10000 Zagreb
Phone: +385.1.4836.777
Primary Exports Transport equipment, textiles, chemicals, foodstuffs, fuels
Residency and Visa Requirements Tourist Visa: automatic 90 days upon entry

Residency: employment and business visas; permanent residency established after 5 years of Temporary Residence Permit holding

Citizenship: with renouncement of foreign citizenship, Croatia as your registered place of permanent residence for a continual 5 years, and proficiency of Croatian language and Latin script

Special Benefits for Foreign Residents or Retirees Tax-free incomes on: overseas pension; interest payments on loans, investments, securities, deposits; capital gains from security trading and real estate
National Airline Croatia Airlines
http://www.croatiaairlines.com/

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