Croatia

Individual - Foreign tax relief and tax treaties

Last reviewed - 30 July 2020

Double tax treaties (DTTs)

The following countries have a DTT in force with Croatia:

Albania

Indonesia

Norway

Armenia

Iran

Oman

Austria

Ireland

Poland

Azerbaijan

Israel

Portugal

Belarus

Italy

Qatar

Belgium

Japan

Romania

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jordan

Russian Federation

Bulgaria

Kazakhstan

San Marino

Canada

Korea

Serbia

Chile

Kosovo

Slovak Republic

China

Kuwait

Slovenia

Czech Republic

Latvia

South Africa

Denmark

Lithuania

Spain

Estonia

Luxembourg

Sweden

Finland

Macedonia

Switzerland

France

Malaysia

Syria

Georgia

Malta

Turkey

Germany

Mauritius

Turkmenistan

Greece

Moldova

Ukraine

Hungary

Montenegro

United Kingdom

Iceland

Morocco

United Arab Emirates

India

Netherlands

Vietnam

Comments provided in this summary do not take into account stipulations of applicable DTTs.

Social security agreements

As of Croatia's accession to the European Union, i.e. as of 1 July 2013, Croatia coordinates its social security system with the social security systems of all EU member states.

As of 12 April 2014, this also includes Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.

As of 1 January 2017, this also includes Switzerland.

Although United Kingdom withdrew from the European Union on 31 January 2020, United Kingdom for the time being (i.e. in the transitional period until the end of 2020) still applies EU social security regulations.

Concerning non-EU member states, Croatia has bilateral social security agreements with the following countries:

  • Australia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Canada
  • Korean Republic
  • Macedonia
  • Montenegro
  • Quebec
  • Serbia (agreement concluded with former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is in force until separate agreement is concluded with Serbia)
  • Turkey