RIGA - The new requirement for all working people to start paying mandatory minimum social contributions next year would cause considerable uneasiness, which is why the enactment of the legislation needed to be stopped, Prime Minster Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) said on Latvian Radio on Thursday.
The prime minister said he made the decision upon analysing the situation that might arise next year when too many people would be left in uncertainty about their jobs and fearing that their wages might be cut because of the new tax requirement.
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