The Fiscal Council assesses that, based on currently available information and forecasts, the conditions for the existence of exceptional circumstances will continue to be met in 2022. The existence of exceptional circumstances in 2022 only allows for flexibility in the conduct of fiscal policy to directly deal with the challenges brought by the epidemic, while […]
In accordance with the first paragraph of Article 9 of Fiscal Rule Act which provides that the President of Fiscal Councill shall notify the Government six months prior to the expiry of the office of members of the Fiscal Council, the President of Fiscal Council has today communicated the Government of Slovenia about the expiry […]
According to provisional data, the state budget deficit amounted to EUR –2.412 billion in the first eight months of 2021, while without the direct effect of COVID-related measures the deficit would have amounted to EUR –402 million. A deficit of EUR –2.747 billion is envisaged in the state budget for the whole year. Revenue in […]
The members of the Fiscal Council have held a meeting with the Prime Minister Janez Janša and Minister of Finance Andrej Šircelj, MSc. Conversation was oriented at two categories, fiscal conditons and the economic policy in Slovenia and European Union.
The withdrawal of restrictive measures and the consequent gradual recovery of economic activity, which is distributed relatively evenly across activities this year, have not yet been fully reflected in the improvement of the situation of public finances. Expenditure related to COVID measures was rather high in the first six months, mainly due to certain measures […]
At its meeting on 2 June 2021, the National Assembly’s Commission for Public Finance Control adopted a decision proposing the Fiscal Council prepare a comprehensive analysis of fiscal effects of the government’s tax package and submit it to the Commission. The Fiscal Council received the Commission’s decision on 3 June 2021. The analysis drawn up […]
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