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Thursday, 24.04.2014, 21:42
The State Revenue Service's Deputy Director General for Crime Prevention in Latvia Kaspars Cerneckis told members of the press today that it is not possible to completely eliminate illegal smuggling, and that it can only be curtailed to a certain extent, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
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The total amount of budget revenue administered by the State Revenue Service in Latvia was at 99.3% of the projected figure in the first quarter of the year 2014, as the Revenue Service's Director General Inara Petersone told a press conference today, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
According to the Ministry of Finance, the Estonian state budget collected revenue of 1.84 billion euros in the first three months of the year 2014, which is 22.9% of the total amount planned in the budget for the year, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The Estonian state will toughen the requirements of participating at state procurements, in order to keep tax evaders and fraudulent bidders away, hoping this way to gain around 8 mln euros for the state budget, LETA/Postimees writes.
Estonian economy and communications minister Urve Palo said when answering inquiries of MPs in the Riigikogu that she doesn’t consider it reasonable to implement a roads tax in Estonia, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
The Government of Estonia approved the amendment drafts on the Income Tax Act and the Value Added Tax (VAT) Act related to car taxation at a cabinet meeting on Thursday, and later sent them to the Riigikogu for discussion, reported BC the press service of the government of Estonia.
The Government of Estonia agreed on the objectives of fiscal policy for the next four years at a cabinet meeting last week. The aim of the Government is to ensure the security in Estonia, increase incomes and welfare, reduce child poverty and keep the public finances in order, informed BC the press service of the Government of Estonia.