Does the land owner – a taxable person registered for Latvian VAT – have a right to demand payment of VAT in a forced lease of land? And should the amount of VAT be included in or paid on top of the rent? In this article we are looking for answers.
On 28 September the European Commission announced a new action plan for the Customs Union aimed at making EU Customs smarter, more innovative and more efficient over the next four years. This article explores how these measures are to strengthen the significant role the Customs Union has to play.
When starting a new business, it can be a challenging task to establish a sustainable financial infrastructure from the very beginning. For the investors focusing on start-ups, one of the most difficult tasks is determining how to price the investment.
E-commerce businesses making cross-border supplies of goods and services to consumers in the EU as well as electronic interfaces facilitating those supplies are advised to evaluate how the expected VAT changes affect their VAT registration and compliance requirements.
The new rules are rather complex and require a detailed analysis to assess their impact and conditions for implementing them. We have put together the most critical changes affecting a number of e-commerce businesses.
Effective as of 1 July 2021.
If a stock option awarded to an employee does not meet the criteria for the tax favoured treatment and is consequently taxable at vesting, the Latvian employer is liable to report the award for personal income tax (PIT) and national social insurance contributions (NSIC) purposes and ensure taxes are paid.