January 18, 2022

Baltic tax rates from 1 January 2022

  Estonia Latvia Lithuania Corporate income tax (CIT) rate CIT is payable upon profit distributions (the deemed profit distribution). The CIT rate is 20%, calculated…

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December 15, 2021

Amendments to the VAT, PIT and State Social Insurance law as of 2022

Amendments to the VAT Law Reduced VAT rate On 4 December 2021, the President promulgated the amendments to the VAT Law adopted on 15 November…

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October 28, 2021

Case study: A company recovers around EUR 100 000 paid in corporate income tax

INTRODUCTION We are happy to share with you that Leinonen has helped one of our clients recover an incorrectly calculated corporate income tax (CIT). The…

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July 8, 2021

As of 1 July 2021 obligations to pay minimum mandatory State social insurance contributions

As of 1 July 2021, amendments to the Law on State Social Insurance enter into force, and minimum mandatory State social insurance contributions (minimum contributions)…

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January 13, 2021

Tax news for 2021

Amendments to the Value Added Tax Law Amendments to the Value Added Tax Law (Amendments to the VAT Law) were adopted on 24 November 2020…

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December 3, 2020

State aid to business due to covid-19 /03.12.2020./

To restrict the spread of COVID-19 in Latvia, from 9 November 2020 to 11 January 2021, emergency situation has been announced in Latvia and strict…

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November 23, 2020

ECJ judgment – Reduction of VAT Rules for bad debts

On June 11, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) adopted a decision in Case C-146/19 (SCT) concerning the right of a…

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July 20, 2020

E-commerce VAT treatment changes postponed until July 2021

As of 1 January 2021, significant changes on imposing VAT to e-commerce transactions had to become effective. The legislator has already drafted amendments to the…

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February 12, 2020

Withholding tax on transactions with non-residents

In transactions with non-resident legal persons it is necessary to ascertain whether the remuneration of the transaction is subject to the withholding of the corporate…

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