Trade union leader calls for same income tax rate on labor and capital in Latvia

  • 2017-01-04
  • BNS/TBT Staff
RIGA - Latvia should have the same income tax rate on both labor and capital, Egils Baldzens, the leader of the Latvian Confederation of Free Trade Unions (LBAS), said on the public Latvian Radio today. Wages, tax policy, and labor law are the main aspects of interest to the Latvian trade unions, said the LBAS leader, who will be meeting with Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) later on Wednesday. In the opinion of trade unions, the most important thing as regards tax policy is to achieve adequate wage growth and not by means of redistributi...
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