ZAGREB, May 12, 2020 – The number of receipts issued in all activities covered by the fiscalisation system increased by 25% on the week and their value increased by 21%, whereas on the yearly level they recorded a double-digit fall, the latest figures from the Tax Administration show.
In the week from May 4 to 10, when the second round of lockdown restrictions were lifted, allowing hairdressers, beauty salons, barbers and pedicurists to reopen, among others, compared to the week from April 27 to May 3, the number of receipts in all activities increased by 25% to 27.7 million receipts issued and their value increased by 21% to HRK 2.8 billion.
The number of receipts issued in retail, vehicle and motorcycle repairs increased by 24% and their value increased by HRK 19.95 million, or 18.4%, to HRK 2.21 billion.
At the same time, receipts issued in hospitality and tourism increased by 33.7% or just over 720,000, and their amount went up 23% to HRK 44 million.
A comparison of the period from May 4 to 10 with the same period last year indicates that the number of receipts issued in all activities was down by 37% and their value by 20%.
Receipts issued in retail were down 23% and their value was 7% lower on the year.
In the accommodation and food preparation segments, the number of receipts issued decreased by 90% on the year, with a decrease in value of 89%.
Since the start of the coronavirus crisis in Croatia, in the period from February 24 to May 10, the number of fiscal receipts dropped by 38% and their value by 23% compared to the same period last year.
In that period, 293.2 million receipts were issued with a value of HRK 27.7 billion, while last year at the same time 469.6 million receipts were issued with a value of HRK 36.2 billion.
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