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Nieuws over belastingen in de Baltische Staten

20.01.2017
Value Added Tax VAT is 20%. VAT is 9% in case of: books and workbooks used as learning materials; medicinal products, contraceptive preparations, sanitary and toiletry products and...
10.01.2017
The same like all EU member states, now it is permitted to use electronic VAT invoices in Latvia, if certain conditions are respected. Invoices always must be stored in their...
03.01.2017
A Convention, for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income, has been concluded between...
16.12.2016
Recently agreement was made between the Government of the Republic of Latvia and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative region of the People's Republic of China for...
17.11.2016
“Baltic Taxes” available on the Apple App Store and the Android Market Baltic Taxes is a tax planning and optimization application which helps the user to calculate the VAT, corporate...
24.10.2016
On September 2016 new amendments were proposed to the Micro-enterprise Tax law in Latvia (Micro-company tax law). It has to be noted that these amendments still have...
20.10.2016
Amendments were made to the Micro-company tax law in Latvia that introduced the time limitation on micro-company registration and abolished the limitations to fields...
18.10.2016
The Estonian Government approved in the end of September 2016 proposal on signing the Convention between the Government of the Republic ofEstonia and the Government of the Kyrgyz...
05.10.2016
Lithuania offers great incentives to incorporate for the Polish. Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement signed between Lithuania and Poland includes possibilities of 5% tax on...
05.10.2016
Lithuania offers great incentives to incorporate for the Polish. Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement signed between Lithuania and Poland includes possibilities of 5% tax on...
28.09.2016
Lithuania offers great incentives to incorporate for the Polish. Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement signed between Lithuania and Poland includes possibilities of 5% tax on...
15.09.2016
Research and Development is highly encouraged in Lithuania as firms can deduct R&D expenditures 3 times. Moreover, 5% Corporate Income Tax is possible for the small...
17.08.2016
Financial year in Latvia starts with the registration of the company to Commercial Register regardless the date and ends on December 31. Income tax is valid for all resident companies and is defined...
04.08.2016
Tax benefits for Polish for personal income in Lithuania According to Lithuanian-Polish Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement Article 25, Polish resident that receives income in Lithuania is required to pay 15% tax...
14.06.2016
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...
03.05.2016
Corporate income tax in Lithuania is paid by domestic companies – residents, non-residents and non-resident permanent establishments that perform economic activity in the country. Taxable objects in...
29.04.2016
Corporate income tax in Estonia is paid by domestic companies – residents, permanent establishments of non-residents that perform economic activity in the country (including branches) and non-residents acting as...
21.04.2016
A micro company (MB) is a legal form of business that was introduced in Lithuania in 2012. MB is not required to have a minimum share capital, thus a micro company may be...
18.04.2016
In Latvia corporate income tax is paid by domestic companies – residents, non-residents and permanent representative offices of non-residents that perform economic activity in the country. Taxable objects in...

Juridisch nieuws in de Baltische Staten

19.01.2017
On 23 March 2016 Regulation (EU) No 2015/2424 of the European Parliament and the Council regarding the EU trade marks entered into force. This is part of important reform in the European Union...
17.01.2017
The so-called (ECTA) by itself is an association, dealing mainly with the trademarks in the EU and all related aspects. Roughly the structure of ECTA is composed by different Committees and together...
17.01.2017
On 13th of September 2016 the Second Chamber of the General Court issued a judgement regarding revocation proceedings of an EU trade Mark. The main parties in...
17.01.2017
The Nice Classification is a system used to classify goods and services for international trade mark...
12.01.2017
The program ‘Newcomer’ introduced by the Central Bank of Lithuania The Central Bank of Lithuania has made a...
09.01.2017
From the January 1, 2017, the Republic of Latvia approved several proposals related to law on immigration in Latvia. The changes that undertook place concern income requirements related to issuance of temporary...
07.12.2016
На сегодняшний день в связи с глобализацией и динамически...
05.12.2016
Registration of a residence permit in Latvia. Documents for registration of a valid residence permit in Latvia must be filed with the Immigration office personally 30 to...
30.11.2016
There have been made amendments to the Immigration law in Latvia that come into force on July 1, 2016. Several changes have been made regarding issuance of the temporary...
28.11.2016
Recently the General Court, as a first instance of the European Court of Justice issued judgement regarding the trade mark registration in the European Union, describing the relevant procedure, as well as the...
23.11.2016
What is an A1 certificate? A1 certificate is a certificate proving the payment of social contributions in Estonia. The certificate concerns posted workers, and employees abroad and is not required while...
25.10.2016
Priority right to buy agricultural land in Lithuania Priority right who are able to buy private agricultural land for the asking price is set in the following sequence: Land plot co-owners; User of on sale...
23.09.2016
To obtain work permit in Lithuania for EU citizensthere are no restrictions. However for Non-Nationals in Lithuania to get the employment permit there are certain procedures. Foreigners in Lithuania should first find an employer...
20.09.2016
In recent decision of the Opposition Division of EUIPO it was decided to reject a European Union trademark in its entirety due to the likelihood of...
19.09.2016
Lithuanian rules on Permanent Establishment stipulate requirements on a company acting through agent/representative, construction sites or using natural resources. Contradictions...
12.09.2016
Recent decision of the Board of Appeal in the European Union In the recent decision of the fourth Board of Appeal in the European Union in case R 892/2016-4, Applicant or Appellant AWG...
08.09.2016
Reinstatement of citizenship in Lithuania Recently Lithuanian government has enacted a new amendment to the Law on Citizenship of Lithuania. A new amendment eases path to reclaim citizenship in...
01.09.2016
One of the main reasons for trademark opposition in Estonia is identical or similar trademarks that have been registered earlier and, thus, can result in a likelihood of confusion. In order to avoid such disputes, it is useful to...
29.08.2016
Likelihood of confusion for trademarks in Lithuania is one of the main reasons for trademark disputes. This is due to the reason that new applications for registration are made without ensuring that no similar of identical...

Gebeurtenissen

06.12.2016
Mr. Stoychev, a very intelligent student with high sense of responsibility, has just started his internship in Gencs Valters Law Firm in Riga. He is very motivated, and he will...
22.11.2016
Since September Mr Kivihuhta, a hard working law student from Finland, is a trainee at Gencs Valters Law Firm office in Estonia. Right now he is spending his last days as an intern...
22.11.2016
Если Вы желаете начать бизнес в Латвии, мы предлагаем Вашему вниманию краткую...
16.11.2016
Если Вы желаете начать бизнес в Латвии, мы предлагаем Вашему вниманию краткую...
06.09.2016
During 2016 summer Mr Trusevic, a very keen law student from Netherlands, spent a month on a internship at Gencs Valters law firm office in Vilnius, Lithuania. After his...
05.08.2016
Viesturs Tamužs, successful businessman and a partner at Eco investor, in his book ‘Ķīmiķis ķemmē un saķemmē’ (author’s translation: Chemist brush...
02.08.2016
At the summer of 2016 student from Finland (Lappeenranta) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took practical internship in Estonian office, Tallinn. Sara...
07.07.2016
In spring 2016 student from Georgia (Kutaisi) took part inGencs Valters Law firm'sinternship program. Intern took practical internship in Estonian...
30.06.2016
Tadas Bulota has joined our Law firm from June 20. He has gained strong legal background atChicago-Kent College of Law (Illinois Institute of Technology, USA) where he obtained...
19.05.2016
To expand the professional knowledge and experience about International taxation Gencs Valters Law Firm became a member of the...
17.05.2016
At the beginning of 2016 student from Finland (Helsinki) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took practical internship in Estonian office, Tallinn. Tommi...
13.05.2016
On 11 May, 2016 the 20th Annual General Meeting of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Latvia took place at...
02.05.2016
At the beginning of 2016 student from Finland (Kajaani) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took practical internship in Latvian office, Riga. Samuli...
13.04.2016
At the begining of 2016 student from Finland (Tampere) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took practical internship in Tallinn office, Estonia. Aleksi...
28.01.2016
In theautumn of 2014 student from Rome (Italy) took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took practical internship in Tallinn, Estonia....
15.01.2016
On March 15th, 2016 Gencs Valters together with Multilaw will take part in lawyers’ informal networking event during MIPIM at the Miramar Page. MIPIM is the world’s...
17.12.2015
In theautumnof 2015 student from Belarus took part in internship in Gencs Valters Law firm. Intern took practical internship in Vilnius, Lithuania....

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