30.01.2015
The ruling regarding minimum rate of interest on fringe benefits from the Minister of Finance was nullified and staring from2015 issuing loans on market terms to the employees or persons equal...
29.01.2015
Lithuania has included 58 countries to a list of low or no tax states. Transactions with these countries have special regulations and are subject to particular taxes applicable for individuals and...
26.01.2015
Latvia has listed 62 countries on a list of low or no tax states. Transactions with these countries have special regulations and are subject to particular taxes applicable for individuals and legal persons....
15.01.2015
Few Corporate income tax amendments applicable for 2014 income is a good sign, indicating stability in Lithuanian corporate tax system. Besides that, most of law changes are business...
13.01.2015
Beginning of new financial year is a need to review legal requirements applicable to taxation of 2014 year’s income. There were several substantial amendments of Personal income tax law in...
08.01.2015
According to the amendments made to the Income Tax Act, which became in force from the 1st of January 2015, all companies and permanent establishments located in Estonia...
17.12.2014
Option plans are good ways to reward employees for successful year or to bind them for the company. In Estonia option plans are taxed as fringe benefits. Fringe benefits are benefits received from the employer for...
11.12.2014
From January 1. 2015 EU will change the application of VAT rules in intra-community trades. The new rule will change current situation where...
03.12.2014
Taxable entities Taxable entities are individuals, legal entities and non-residents that own or have rights to Latvian real estate, including land. Tax rates Starting from January 1, 2014 the real estate tax rate is 0,2-3% from the...
26.11.2014
In September Estonian Foreign Minister Mr Urmas Paet signed convention between the Republic of Estonia and the Kingdom of Morocco for the avoidance of double...
20.11.2014
Ministry of Justice in Estonia have proposed that starting from 2016 failure to submit annual reports on time would lead to fines. Also, Ministry...
05.11.2014
The law which determines the rules of payment of this tax is the Law on Real Estate Tax of the Republic of Lithuania (hereinafter – the Law). According to the provisions of the Law, Lithuanian and foreign natural persons as...
28.10.2014
Expatriates are liable for Latvian taxes depending on their tax residency. Latvian residents are taxable for their worldwide income. Non-Latvian residents are liable for their income derived in Latvia. Pursuant to the domestic...
24.10.2014
The Law on Value Added Tax of the Republic of Lithuania is the main legal act regulating calculation, payment and declaration of value added tax. Currently in Lithuania value-added tax (VAT) rate is 21%. It shall be...
16.10.2014
The Swedish Supreme Administrative Court have asked from European Court of Justice (C-264/14 Skatteverket v. David Hedqvist) preliminary ruling on whether when...
14.10.2014
Estonian legislation defines Social (Security) Tax as financial obligation imposed on taxpayers in order to secure revenue for pension insurance and state health insurance. Social tax shall be paid on following: Wages and other remuneration...
09.10.2014
On the January 1, 2006 a Law on Real Estate Tax has entered into force. The tax ranges from 0,3% to 3% and it is paid by real estates intended for certain purposes (administration, accommodation, trading, services, catering,...
06.10.2014
Annual reports The length of a financial year is estimated to twelve months (one calendar year, unless provided otherwise). There are several cases where the financial year may be shorter or longer than the previously mentioned term,...
24.09.2014
According to the law “On Value-Added Tax”, adopted in March 1995, VAT has to be charged on any supply of goods or services, on the import of goods, as well as on self -consumption. Until June 30, 2012 VAT rates...
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