Slovak Republic: Proposed abolishment of withholding tax on interest distributions from corporate bonds for non-resident beneficial owners
The Slovak Parliament has announced, on 29 March 2023, an amendment to the tax legislation, which includes a proposal to abolish the withholding tax on interest distributions from Slovak corporate bonds for non-resident beneficial owners.
If the new law is passed, the following new default withholding tax rates will be applicable in Clearstream Banking:
Default withholding tax rate
Interest distributions from Slovak corporate bonds
The withholding tax rate will decrease from 35% to 0%
The effective date of this change, if the law is passed, is expected to be 1 May 2023.
We continue to monitor the Slovak market for new developments and will provide more information as it becomes available.
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