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Monday, 24.11.2014, 04:34
Young families in Lithuania are not any less economical than the previous generations, however, a common family budget, a very popular thing in the past, has been replaced by separate savings accounts for each spouse, a poll carried out by the bank DNB reveals, cites LETA/ELTA.
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At its Thursday session, the Estonian government decided to reduce dividends paid in 2014 by the state-owned energy giant Eesti Energia by 20 million euros to 93.6 million euros, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The Estonian Riigikogu completed the second reading of the 2015 state budget bill on Wednesday, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
According to the State Tax Inspectorate, this year both residents and enterprises paid land tax more dutifully before the deadline on 17 November, 2014. Municipal budgets received over LTL 63 million (EUR 18 million) in land tax, reports LETA/ELTA.
Based on provisional data of the Ministry of Finance in Lithuania, in January-October 2014 the state budget received by 0.9% more than projected revenue from tax, whereas the aggregate state budget revenue collection plan has been fulfilled at 100.5%, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) published its 5th Assessment Report (AR5), which provides a review of the current state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change. It integrates the results of assessments on the latest research carried out over the past six years. The report will be part of negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in December 2014 in Peru.
After assessing the state's draft budget for 2015, the Bank of Lithuania said that it violates a fiscal discipline rule established in the Law on Fiscal Discipline which speaks about curbing spending, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Lietuvos zinios.