Finance Ministry proposes starting tax reform by introducing mandatory health insurance payment

  • 2020-08-12
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - The Finance Ministry proposes reforming Latvia's tax system in three stages, introducing in the first stage a mandatory 5 percent health insurance payment without increasing the overall labor tax burden but instead redistributing the rates of state social security contributions, personal income tax and solidarity tax, LETA was told at the ministry.  The new tax proposals have been outlined in the Finance Ministry's informative report to the government.  To solve the problems concerning employed persons' insufficient social a...
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