Latvia's President warned by taxman

  • 1999-08-05
RIGA (BNS) - Andrejs Sonciks, director of the Latvian State Revenue Service, issued a warning to President Vaira Vike-Freiberga, who admitted making mistakes when filing her income declaration.No other action will be taken, as this is Vike-Frei-berga's first offense, according to the State Revenue Service, or SRS.The SRS learned that Vike-Freiberga had handed in her declaration later than required by the law.But the president told reporters that upon repatriating to Latvia nobody informed her how the declaration should be handled, therefore she admitted her mistake.The SRS's corruption unit...
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