Slovakia Tax Refund

Income Tax Refund from Slovak Republic

All employees working in Slovak Republic pay 19% income tax on their earnings and they have the right under certain conditions to get their overpaid taxes back.
You must make sure that when you leave Slovak Republic, that you have received the “Potvrdenie o príjmoch fyzickej osoby zo závislej činnosti, o preddavkoch na daň, o daňovom bonuse na vyživované deti za obdobie…” forms from all your employers. This is an important document you need to apply for your tax refund.

What is form Potvrdenie?

Potvrdenie is the annual summary which you will receive from your employer at the end of the financial tax year or during the year if you are leaving your employer. It shows the total amount you earned from your employer as an income figure and it also displays the amount of tax, your employer deducted from your earnings and paid to the tax office.

How many years back can I apply for a tax refund?

You can apply 3 years back in Slovak Republic.

How long does it take to get the refund?

On average, between 4 to 6 months from the time your documents are sent to the Tax Authorities, the actual time may vary on case by case basis.

How much is the service fee?

The price is 10% from the refunded amount. There is a minimum fee of 50 EUR.
Price does not include VAT or bank charges!