Life in Croatia
As with any place, there are a few pros and a number of cons. Most of my experiences are derived from living and working in the country. A bird’s eye view if you like.
At a high level, to continue with the bird theme, Croatia has an attractive climate with four distinct seasons. There is a proper coast line with plenty to choose from in terms of places to go and hang out during the summer. It’s countryside quite beautiful. The country’s infrastructure generally works due almost entirely to EU largesse. Commercially there is a reasonably educated work force that is sadly bereft of opportunity. Relationships with Croats is generally transactional and individual success is punished.
Economics and Business
Taxation rate is a whopping 61% with employers having to add an additional 17%. The effective impact of this means, with the best part of 80% going to income based taxation, there is a thriving cash or black market system and it functions as a massive disincentive for local companies to