RIGA - In a year and a half, the lottery of receipts organized by the State Revenue Service (VID) in a year and a half has ensured more than EUR 2 million into the government budget, LETA learned from VID.
Using the information from the submitted receipts, budget revenue has been increased by EUR 2,008,772. At the same time, there had been also expenses - EUR 15,189 have been used to advertise the lottery of receipts in mass media.
VID reported that information obtained during the lottery of receipts is mostly used for preventive purposes, calling on companies to correct their tax statements. Business representatives have submitted 1,441 corrections in their financial statements for taxes worth EUR 2,008,772.
Also, VID conducted probes, discovering 51 violations. Fines worth EUR 25,620 have been imposed. Thus, total budget revenue has been increased by EUR 2,034,392.