ZAGREB, April 16, 2018 – The number of employers who in 2017 did not pay their workers dropped by 19% compared to the year before, while compared to 2014 their number dropped by 73%, the Tax Administration reported on Monday.
In 2017, 2,762 employers did not pay salaries to 9,791 workers. Compared to 2016, that number was down by 19%, while the number of workers who did not receive their salaries was 8% down.
The Tax Administration data show that the number of employers not paying their workers has been decreasing each year. In 2015, the number of employers not paying their workers dropped by 26% compared to the previous year, while the number of workers not receiving their salaries dropped by 37%.
In 2016, the number of employers not paying workers dropped by 54% on the year, while the number of workers not receiving their pay dropped by 59%.
In 2014, 10,072 employers did not pay salaries to 41,217 workers, which makes the number of such employers and workers in 2017 as much as 73% and 76% lower respectively than in 2014.