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The State Audit Office's "Report on the Audit of Efficiency of Revenue Collection in Units of Local and Regional Self-government" for 2010 and 2011 is currently in parliamentary procedure. The Press Release entitled Inefficiency of Revenue Collection in Local Government Units in Croatia features a commentary by Anto Bajo and Marko Primorac on the Report's findings.
In the Press Release entitled Value added tax: changes in rates in Croatia and trends in the European Union Vjekoslav Bratić makes a comparative analysis of VAT rates in Croatia and EU against the backdrop of a proposal for a new Croatian VAT Act which underwent first reading in Parliament on April 19, 2013.
The Conference Right to Good Administartion in Croatian Practice took place on Friday, 26th April 2013 in the hotel International in Zagreb.
The findings of the Good Management Indeks in Croatia were presented on the conference. The research encompassed all the ministries, the Government, the Parliament and all governmental offices. The Institute of Public Finance contributed to the research.
Year after year, the Ministry of Finance and governments are justly berated for not keeping to timetables, for unrealistic assumptions and the insubstantiality of the key documents (strategic plans, strategies and guidelines) meant to underpin the three-year budget. These shortcomings have led to frequent budget revisions and unsatisfactory fiscal outcomes. How is the entry of Croatia into the EU going to affect the economic policy and the public finances in the country? How will it be reflected in the budgetary process – from strategy and guidelines to budget plan? What exactly is going to happen when we do get into the EU and what has already started to happen read in the latest Newsletter by Katarina Ott entitled Impact of the European Semester on the Budgetary Process in Croatia.