Entrepreneurs see profit tax as threat to competitivenessEconomy
- Internet giants earn tax-free millions in EstoniaEconomy
- Future government plans wide-ranging tax reformEconomyThe new government plans to introduce an €315 million investment program, privatize, either in part or in full, four state-owned companies, lay down a banking tax, abolish income tax incentives on loan interests etc. Grand redistribution of taxes is also in the pipeline that will see minimum income exempt from tax raised from the current 170 euros a month to 500 euros from 2018.
- Income tax on dividends could be loweredEconomyInformation available to Postimees suggests that the prime minister's economic growth working group will propose cutting the rate of income tax on regular dividends to 14 percent, instead of the current 20, as part of a package of changes next Wednesday. Regular dividend payments would be defined as the average distributed profit for the past three years. Anything above that would be subject to the current 20 percent rate.
- Kruuda feels state flex musclesLocal News
- Soc Dems demand add-ons to coalition treatyLocal News
- IRL «benevolent» towards Soc Dem treaty tweaking initiativeLocal News
- Tallinn soc dems present proposals to tweak Estonian coalition treatyLocal News
- Estonian parlt passes tax law amendmentsLocal NewsThe Riigikogu on Monday passed amendments to the Social Tax Act, Income Tax Act and other laws according to which the excise duties on alcohol, tobacco and fuel will be raised faster than planned by the previous governments and the value added tax on accommodation services raised from 9 percent to 14 percent.
- Minimum wagers to get extra €900 per yearLocal News
- Maris Lauri: major tax system overhaul excludedEconomy
- Editorial: the timely tax talkOpinionThere are four bigger banks in Estonia: Swedbank, SEB, Danske Bank, and Nordea. In 2010–2012, the Golden Quartet made €1bn plus of net profit, between the four. A billion euros is very big money. To compare: this year’s state budget – upholding entire Estonian state – is €8bn. Might be more, but that’s what we have. What we do not have, even Death can’t take, to say nothing of the Taxman.
- Voluntary income tax proposed for banksEconomy
- Former economy minister: income tax isn't fairEconomy