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Act/amendment no. 196/2018. Effective from 1/7/2018.
As of July, the subsistence minimum allowance is increased as follows:
Effective from 1/7/2018
A new act revokes the obligation to present copies of land certificates, commercial register entries, trade register entries and criminal records to public authorities. It the state has data of natural persons or legal entities at disposal, it shall not require it but will check it via the available information system. This change is meant to reduce the bureaucratic burden and make legal processes more effective.
Better conditions of the dual education system
Act/amendment no. 61/2015 on Vocational Education and Training. Effective from 1/9/2018
The amendment act simplifies the conditions of the dual education system (cooperation of schools and employers in the process of preparing students for their careers). Employers shall participate in the dual education system based on a dual education agreement and a study agreement (with schools and students).
Effective from 1/6/2018, act/amendment number 5/2004
Subsidies for employees who commute to work depending on their permanent or temporary residence will be higher from 1st June.
Effective from 1/6/2018
A new edict specifies insurance premiums and their payment, calculating of the annual insurance settlement, the annual insurance settlement sample form, payment details for insurance premiums, overpayments and underpayments, the annual insurance settlement and related duties.
It is based mainly on amended act no. 580/2004 Coll., which cancelled the maximum assessment base for most incomes and created a new income kind which won´t be affected by the assessment base (the so called 13th and 14th salaries).
Effective from 1/5/2018, act/amendment number 5/2004
On 1/5, an amendment of the above mentioned act came into force and mitigates the conditions of entering the Slovak labour market for highly qualified individuals, mainly students and researchers. From now on, they will not have to present confirmations on the possibility to fill vacancies in order to work in the Slovak Republic.
Instead of them, every employer will be obliged to contact the respective employment office within seven working days and inform it when such foreigner begins and ends their employment in the territory of the Slovak Republic.
Effective from 1/6/2018
The Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family is hereby increasing the meal allowance amounts for business trips as follows:
Effective from 1st May, act/amendment number: 650/2004
The amendment defines the minimum employment duration which is required for employers to contribute to the supplementary pension savings of their employees. The minimum period is one year. However, employers can still contribute from the very first day of employment or choose another period.