NGOs push for tax breaks, other incentives

  • 1998-08-06
  • Daniel Silva
RIGA - The Latvian government needs to provide greater incentives for corporations to donate to non-governmental organizations (NGOs).This is one of the recommendations being made by various NGO representatives who have been developing proposals on how to improve Latvia's NGO-related legislation.There are more than 5,000 NGOs registered in Latvia involved in areas ranging from culture and education to health care and aid to refugees. According to the NGO Center, "only a handful have resources exceeding 5,000 lats ($8,000)."Their financial situation could be greatly improved if tax breaks we...
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