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Saeima approves reduced 5% VAT rate on fresh fruit, vegetables

  • 2017-11-22
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Saeima today passed in the final reading amendments to the Law on Value Added Tax (VAT) setting a reduced 5 percent VAT rate on fresh fruit, berries and vegetables typical of Latvia. The reduced VAT rate will be charged on fruit and vegetables fr...

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