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Generic Tax Name Tax on lotteries, gambling and betting - Fee for organising award games
Tax name in the national language Naknada za priređivanje nagradnih igara
Tax name in English Fee for organising award games
Member State HR-Croatia
Tax in force since 2010/01/01
If abolished, date on which the tax ceases to apply
Business version date 2015/01/01
Version date 2015/02/17
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Type of tax
Direct taxes Personal income tax
Corporate income tax

Indirect taxes VAT
Excise duty (EU harmonised)
Alcoholic beverages
Energy products and electricity
Manufactured tobacco

Social security contribution Employers
Legal base

Zakon o igrama na sreću (NN 87/09, 35/13, 158/13, 41/14, 143/14)  od 01. siječnja 2015.

Act on games of chance (Official gazette  no. 87/09, 35/13, 158/13, 41/14, 143/14) from 1st January 2015.

Who sets
The tax rate is set by

The tax base is set by

The reliefs are set by



The "Fee for organising award games" belongs to the Croatian Red Cross.

Geographical Scope

Territory of the Republic of Croatia.


Organizers of award games.

Tax object and basis of assessment

Market value of the fund.

Deductions, Allowances, Credits, Exemptions
Rate(s) Structure

5 %

Tax due date

At least 15 days before the date specified as the start of an award game.

Tax collector

Ministry of Finance, the Tax Administration.

Special features

Award games are games organised by companies for the promotion of their products and services as well as by other legal entities and individual entrepreneurs, where an organiser undertakes to distribute prizes in good or services to the drawn winners, without asking the participants for specific payment for the participation in the game.

Economic function

Environmental taxes

Tax revenue
ESA95 code d


In accordance with Article 69,  paragraph 8, Act on Games of Chance (Official gazette no. 87/09, 35/13, 158/13, 41/14, 143/14) organizers of award games paid 5% of the total fund for the benefit of the Croatian Red Cross