Government Amends Tourist Board Membership Fee Act

htz12 December 2016, VG Intelligence Weekly Issue 34

The Government amended the Tourist Board Membership Fee Act, decreasing membership fees by 5%, effective as of 1 January 2017. This is the third time the Government decreased the tourist board membership fee, thus leaving the economy with €1.3 million, said Tourism Minister Gari Capelli (HDZ). In July 2016, the ex-PM Oreskovic Government adopted a Decision on the List for Reducing/Abolishing Non-Tax Tariffs (see VGIW 017), which included the tourist board membership fee. The amendments are expected to achieve two objectives: (1) to create a better business environment and (2) to reduce administrative burden and costs for businesses…

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