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EIZH regio-news – Issue 19/2022

New edition of the publication Regio-news brings an analysis of regional GDP per capita in 2019 and an analysis of the 2021 census in Croatian counties. The section "Selected projects" presents BLUEMED, a project that won the prize for the best EU county project in 2021 in the category "Contribution to science and innovation" [...]

#53 Voluntary merger of municipalities and cities in Croatia

In many countries, policymakers are focussing on administrative-territorial reforms in order to improve the effectiveness of local governance. Some have reduced the number of municipalities through mergers. A voluntary merger is when central government provides the legal framework for the merger but leaves local authorities to negotiate and propose new boundaries. This is a "bottom-up" process and ...

#63 Abolition of the income tax surtax for financing Croatian municipalities and cities

Surtax on income tax was introduced in Croatia in 1994. The main reason was to provide local authorities with more fiscal space in the acquisition of revenue. Cities with more than 40,000 inhabitants were given the authority to determine the surtax ...