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Skattenyheter i Baltikum

20.07.2017
Commencement of activity is assumed to be the start of regular economic activities of a natural or legal person in Latvia or when the VAT number is received. Meaning that VAT registration is...
18.07.2017
Violation of work remuneration provisions is subject to criminal liability The Legal Committee of the Parliament of...
13.07.2017
The Parliament of Estonia (Riigikogu) on July 12, 2014 concluded its work on the amendments to the Criminal Law, providing...
11.07.2017
Violation of work remuneration provisions in Lithuania is a subject to administrative liability...
14.06.2017
Expatriate Tax Planning in the Baltics The International Tax Specialist Group (ITSG) is a network of skilled tax specialists. Each ITSG member is highly experienced in international tax planning and is...
07.03.2017
You are cordially invited to the 10th Business seminar on “Expatriate Tax planning 2017 in the Baltics“ in cooperation with Swedish Chamber of commerce in Latvia. The seminar takes place on...
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...

Juridiska nyheter i Baltikum

19.07.2017
On 27th of July 2015, an applicant sought to register EU trade mark with the following figurative elements: oval shape, yellow background, capitalized blue letters and border of the...
17.07.2017
In 2008, the company Future Enterprises, of Singapore, applied for European trademark registration of the MACCOFFEE for foodstuffs and beverages, which was granted in 2010 by EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property...
14.07.2017
After the application for EUTM registration is filled, the opponent could oppose by opposition against the...
12.07.2017
On 25th of January 2017, the opposition division of the EUIPO took a decision regarding opposition on behalf of the opponent Nube, S.L., from Spain, directed against EUTM application...
10.07.2017
On 20.01.2017, the Cancellation Division of the EUIPO issued a decision regarding application for cancellation of a Trademark registered in Europe “Bladox”. The applicant,...
07.07.2017
On 24th of March, 2016, a EUTM application was filled in order to protect the mark "AUTHENTIC", which basically belongs to class 31 – food for animals and...
03.07.2017
After Brexit becomes a reality the UK will loose its EU trade mark (EUTM) and community design courts. Since the validity of EU trade marks is likely to cease to have any effect in the UK it is...
08.06.2017
Option is defined as a financial derivative that represents a contract sold by one party (the option writer) to another party (the option holder). The contract offers the buyer the right, but not the obligation, to buy (call) or sell (put) a...
21.04.2017
When it comes to registration of a trademark in Europe, the relevant procedure is held by the European Union...
19.04.2017
The European Union trademark registration gives exclusive rights in all current and future countries - members of the European Union through a single registration filed online. The revenant agency, where...
12.04.2017
On 4th of January 2017, the Opposition Division of the EU Intellectual Property Office issued...
23.03.2017
On 19th of December 2016, the Opposition Division issued a decision regarding opposition against application of an EU trademark. The opposition division is...
17.03.2017
According to the European Union Trademark Regulation (EUTMR) the owner of a registered EU trademark is entitled to several rights in order to...
15.03.2017
Under European Union trademark implementing regulation (EUTMIR) there is a requirement for the...
13.03.2017
Recently Opposition Division of European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) rejected and EU trademark due to the likelihood...
09.03.2017
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...
06.03.2017
On 12th of December 2016, the Opposition Division as part of the European Union Intellectual Property office, has issued a decision regarding opposition against EU trademark registration....
01.03.2017
On 10 November 2016, The Court of Justice of The European Union issued a decision regarding a preliminary ruling request by The Maritime and...
27.02.2017
Recently the final decision was made by the General Court of European Union regarding EUTM registration after the dispute was ongoing...
23.02.2017
Opposition Division of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)...

Affärsnyheter

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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