Following the Results of the Nine Months of 2019, Slovenia’s Budget Surplus Amounts to Almost 140 Million Euros

For the nine months of 2019, Slovenian budget has received 7.41 billion euros of revenue, including 6.33 billion euros of tax revenues. The total expenditure amounted to 7.27 billion euros. For the first nine months of this year, the country’s budget has showed a surplus of 139 million euros.

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Budget revenues for the nine months of 2019 are 3.6% (258.1 million euros) higher than in the same period last year. Budget expenditures exceeded the last year’s figure by 6.9% (469.9 million euros).

Revenues from income tax amounted to 922.6 million euros, while revenues from corporate income tax made 133 million euros. VAT brought 2.79 billion euros to the country’s budget, which is 3.8% more than for the nine months of 2018.

About 1 billion euros were allocated for social payments in January–September 2019, which is 9.1% (84 million euros) more than in the first nine months of 2018.

The paid internal and external debt obligations amounted to 697.5 million euros, which is 12% (95.4 million euros) less than in the same period last year.

In the reporting period, 494.9 million euros were allocated for investments, which is 29.6% (113 million euros) more than a year earlier.

Payments to the EU budget in the reporting period amounted to 427.4 million euros – 32.4% (104.5 million euros) more than for the nine months of 2018.