Health Ministry proposes uniform healthcare tax also for microenterprises, patent fee payers and authors' remuneration

  • 2020-01-16
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - The Health Ministry has worked out a draft regulation to apply a uniform 1 percent healthcare tax rate not only to those included in the general tax regime but also to employees of microenterprises, payers of patent fees and taxpayers receiving authors' remuneration. Health Ministry spokeswoman Anna Strapcane told LETA that the new tax regulation would allow for providing a uniform range of government-funded healthcare services to all residents of Latvia. The ministry's representative indicated that the objective is to introduce a solidarity-based involveme...
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