Croatia: Decrease of dividend withholding tax rate


Clearstream Banking1 informs customers that effective

1 January 2021

a decrease of the statutory withholding tax rate on dividend payments from 12% to 10% will be provided through an amendment to the law published in Official Gazette No. 138/2020 signed by the Croatian government on 11 December 2020.

Impact on customers

The amended tax rate will be applicable for dividends distributed as of 1 January 2021.

Further information

For further information, customers may contact the Clearstream Banking Tax Help Desk or Clearstream Banking Client Services or their Relationship Officer.


1. Clearstream Banking refers collectively to Clearstream Banking S.A., registered office at 42, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, and registered with the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register under number B-9248, and Clearstream Banking AG (for Clearstream Banking AG customers using Creation Accounts), registered office at 61, Mergenthalerallee, 65760 Eschborn, Germany and registered in Register B of the Amtsgericht Frankfurt am Main, Germany under number HRB 7500.