Pros for obtaining a property in Slovenia
Slovenia's GDP per capita is 26,000 EUR, which makes it one of the richest country in the region. Visa-free access to over 180 countries for the holders of the Slovenian passport.
Residence permits on the grounds of owning real estate
Business investment and setting up the company (7,500 EUR has to be injected); then you invest 50,000 EUR into the company to purchase the property. After the company invests into the property you can apply for the residence permit. In total 60,000 EUR is needed.
Residence permits on the grounds of company formation
Business investment and setting up the company (7,500 EUR has to be injected). Lee & Bronski have a way to begin the residence permit application only after the first investment of 7,500 EUR; the precondition is that you must get yourself hired by your own company.
Taxes & Rental Income Tax
Taxes is Slovenia are quite heavy: CIT - 19%, PIT - 15%, sales tax - 20%, social security - 38%.
Rental income tax: you can choose 10% of the gross income or 15% of the net income; you can deduct the costs for the tax office.
Other residence types in Slovenia
Employment, studies, family relationships, ownership of real estate, and others.
Which residence permits offer a path to permanent residency and citizenship?
Any business formation model offers a path to permanent residency; similarly as family relationships and others.
Restrictions & Challenges You may need 10 years to apply for the passport, which is a great document; but the taxation system is not very welcoming. Residency permit takes around 6-9 months to be fully approved. Certain properties are not approved for sale to the foreigners. You need to spend 6 months in Slovenia (though you can get away with this being in the Schengen zone). The permit is available for the families as well. All documents require apostille. A very small number of Slovenian people speak in English. World wide income is bound to taxation, while double citizenship is now allowed.