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Friday, 29.07.2016, 22:43
Tax revenues in the Latvian general government consolidated budget reached EUR 4.56 bln in the first six months of 2016, beating the target by 0.6%, but was less by 0.7% or EUR 31 mln against the same period last year, LETA was told at the Finance Ministry.
Keyword tags: Budget, Financial Services, Latvia, Taxation
The total amount of tax debts to Latvia's budget amounted to EUR 1.449 billion as of July 1, including EUR 962.94 million to the state budget, EUR 316.98 million to local government budgets and EUR 169.586 million in unpaid social insurance contributions, according to the State Revenue Service's data reports LETA.
The Constitutional Court has opened several cases following complaints questioning whether the so-called solidarity tax is in line with the Constitution, reports LETA.
The Estonian Finance Ministry has drafted a bill that exempts the cost of gym membership and other physical exercise related expenses incurred by the employer in the amount of up to 400 euros per year from the fringe benefit tax from 2018, informs LETA.
Decision on new head of Latvian State Revenue Service to be made next week; Kolegova remains sole candidate20.07.2016
The decision about the new head of the Latvian State Revenue Service is to be made next week; for now Inga Kolegova, Director General of the State Environmental Service, remains the sole candidate to the post, reports LETA.
The publication is inspired by the active European Commission’s integration plan that was adopted in mid-2014. Although “the plan” was shaped as a political guidance, it has held an overwhelming “agenda for jobs, growth, fairness and democratic change”.
The tender for the Latvian State Revenue Service’s general director has ended without any results, said Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) in an interview with the Latvian public television on Tuesday, cites LETA.