Saeima approves in principle raising microenterprise tax to 15 pct, scrapping minimum social contributions

  • 2016-12-15
  • BNS/TBT Staff
RIGA - Saeima on Thursday approved in principle several bills that stipulate increasing microenterprise tax rate to 15 per cent in 2017 and eliminating minimum social contributions. Voting for the amendments to the Microenterprise Tax Law were 59 MPs from the Union of Greens and Farmers, National Alliance, Harmony, and To Latvia From The Heart. Six members of the Latvian Association of Regions voted against the legislation, while Unity's 18 Saeima members abstained. Likewise, the amendments to the Law on State Social Insurance were backed by 65 MPs as the 18 Unity mem...
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