In order to retain employment in industries affected by the Coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19) in Croatia, the duration of the Incentive for Employment Retention in activities affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) of the Croatian Employment Bureau has been extended for July and August 2020, for certain business sectors/ activities.
Below is an overview of conditions for the implementation of this incentive.
Amount of the incentive:
Employment retention incentive can be used by employers who meet the following criteria:
Note: employers who are not registered for VAT prove the revenue drop based on the revenue drop spread sheet (in the form provided by the Employment Bureau).
Employer who received the incentive for 50 or more employees will be obliged to repay the incentive if in the period from the incentive receipt until December 31st, 2021:
Acquires own stocks or own shares.
Employers can apply to the Croatian Employment Bureau for incentive for July and August from July 8th, to July 31st, 2020 and for incentive for August from August 1st, to August 31st, 2020.