EU Advises Croatia Against Tax on Mobile Services, Poslovni Says

The European Commission advised the Croatian government that a tax on mobile-phone services is against EU rules, Poslovni Dnevnik reported, citing Ryan Heath, a spokesman for the commission.

A 6 percent tax on revenue generated by mobile services was reintroduced on Feb. 1. It is expected to raise about 300 million kuna ($173 million) each year. Croatia is expected to become the bloc’s 28th member in July 2013

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