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Payment regulations in Slovenia

There are regulations that govern payment terms in Slovenia. The minimum gross payment in Slovenia for full working time as of 1 January 2022 is € 1074,43.

When the employer pays the wages the employer must pay at least the minimum amount as stipulated by law.

Payment for work carried out on the basis of an employment contract is comprised of the payment, which must always be in money, and other types of payment if they are laid down in a collective agreement.

Wages are paid at the appropriate tariff class set according to the difficulty level of the employee’s position. It is calculated as a multiple of the basic tariff class agreed by law or appropriate collective agreement binding on the employer in relation to their basic activity.

The payment is made up of a basic wage and a variable part for work performance and benefits. The payment for work performance is also part of the wage if this is agreed by collective agreement or employment contract. The employee is also entitled to benefits for special working conditions that depend on working time distribution: night work, overtime, work on Sundays, national holidays and other holidays as stipulated by law.

An employer must reimburse the employee lunch costs during working hours and travel expenses that arise out of the performance of certain work and tasks when travelling to work. An employer is obliged to pay holiday pay to an employee who has a right to annual leave. The employer must pay the minimum amount of the employee’s minimum wage.

If an employer terminates an employment contract upon retirement or in the case of ordinary termination, the employee is entitled to severance pay.

An employee and employer can agree that the employee is entitled to a share of profits made in the business year.

Wages are paid for periods that cannot exceed one month, i.e. on a pre-determined day of the month.

When an employer pays an employee wages he must issue a written payslip to the employee. The employer must also issue a payslip to the employee, a list of taxes paid and contributions for the past calendar year up to 31 January of the new calendar year. The payslip must contain the following information: basic wage of the employee, performance-based compensation, compensations by type, gross and net salary, social security contributions, and personal income tax.

Last modified:
29. 9. 2022