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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 09.07.2020, 12:29

92,4% of income tax declarations were submitted electronically in Estonia in 2010

Juhan Tere, BC, Tallinn, 09.04.2010.Print version
Estonian Tax and Customs Board (TCB) received, according to initial data, 556,234 income tax declarations from private individuals for last year, 92.4% of them electronically, LETA/Postimees Online reports. In 2009, nearly 91% of declarations were submitted via the internet.

This was the first time that people could submit questions and get information about declaring the tax via the Tax Board’s homepage. The forum was visited nearly 240,000 times, and thanks to that the number of visitors at the TCB service venues fell by 20% as compared to last year. The number of calls to information phones also fell by nearly 14%.

 

Last year 577,639 declarations were submitted for 2008, on the basis of which the board had to return 2.64 bln kroons and people had to pay 0.55 bln kroons of extra income tax.

 

This year, according to initial data, 1.7 bln kroons will have to be returned and 0.23 bln extra to be paid.






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