Wed, 6 Apr 2011: Labor tax burden in Estonia drops…

A higher share of labor taxes falls on the employer, including pension contributions, health insurance and unemployment insurance. Employees carry the obligation of income tax and part of the unem...

Wed, 23 Feb 2011: Tax policy criticized…

Trasberg believes that progressive income tax helps the state to collect more revenue, while lowering the real tax burden, since low-income earners would pay less in tax. He adds that progressive...

Thu, 1 Oct 2009: Tax burden excessive …

"The additional value added tax, income tax on dividends, taxes on special bonuses and excise taxes are turning Estonia into a state where business activities, rather than favored, are being punis...

Wed, 26 Nov 2008: Proposed tax changes unpopular …

The taxes could be reduced afterwards, he added. Nauseda agreed, saying that Lithuania needs to balance its books before looking to stimulate the economy. "It has come from a very deep analysis of...

Wed, 29 Aug 2007: Ansip backtracks on tax forecast…

By 2009 the tax burden will rise to 33.3 percent and will fall back to 32.6 percent in 2011, the Finance Ministry said. Countering criticism on Aug. 23, Prime Minister Andrus Ansip defended the ...

Wed, 30 May 2007: Parliament passes tax amendments with aim to decrease tax burden…

Ministers lowered income taxes and increased the tax-free minimum. Finance Minister Ivari Padar stressed that, as a result of the measures, the overall tax burden in the country would decrease fr...

Wed, 23 Feb 2005: Taking counsel…

Yet a new Lithuanian-Estonian tax treaty has been signed which, after coming into force, will introduce an additional tax burden.Inclusion of Estonia in the "White List." Recent amendments to Lith...

Thu, 10 Jul 2003: Study green-lights EU accession…

Wages and prices will also increase, but the growth of wages will be bigger than that of prices," Turk said.The survey forecast the tax burden to be 35.5 percent with EU membership, compared with ...

Thu, 28 Jan 1999: Estonia’s tax man cometh…

The next break line is at 40,467 kroons. Those earning less will have to pay 29 percent income tax, and those who earn more will have to pay a 33 percent tax.The new bill reduces the tax burden fo...
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