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4
Aug
14.37
14.37

Latvia introduces changes in legislation to simplify paying taxes and encourage transparency and compliance

The first change to the Law on Taxes and Duties simplifies tax payments on income received by micro-enterprises by creating an Operating Income Account (OIA).

1
Mar
14.38
14.38

A manual for the programming interface of the new Transit Control System 2 (TCS2) is available

The SRS National Customs Board informs that work is underway to develop the new functionalities of the Electronic Customs Data Processing System (EMDAS). The new functionalities will ensure the possibility to submit and process data related to transit, export and import customs procedures in EMDAS and will replace the existing functionalities. The Transit Control System 2 (TCS2), the Automated Export System and the Automated Import System are being developed following the requirements of the Union Customs Code[1] and the common system specifications established by the European Commission.

21
Sep
15.23
15.23

In Kurzeme, an illegal storage of tobacco products is discovered

Officials of the Tax and Customs Police Department of the State Revenue Service (SRS), in co-operation with the State Border Guard, discovered an illegal storage of tobacco products in Kurzeme.

8
Sep
14.10
14.10

SRS client services in person - by appointment only

The State Revenue Service (SRS) has gradually resumed on-site client services in Riga and other Latvian cities since June of this year. Outside Riga, this takes place by appointment only, but in Riga, clients could wait in a queue outside the building. However, considering the rapid increase of Covid-19 morbidity in Europe and the arrival of cooler weather that increases the risk of infection, starting October 5, the SRS Riga customer service center at Talejas iela 1 will provide on-site client services by appointment only by calling 67120005.

4
Aug
16.21
16.21

SRS will improve prevention and combating of cross-border crimes

On July 27, Ieva Jaunzeme, Director General of the State Revenue Service (SRS), and Inguna Aire, Deputy State Secretary of the Ministry of the Interior, signed agreements on two important projects - Prevention and Combating of Economic Crimes at Terehova Border Crossing and Promotion of law enforcement cooperation in preventing and combating economic crimes in Latvia.

13
Mar
09.50
09.50

State Revenue Service till 14th of April cancels planned public events and discontinues customer service in person

In view of the state-declared emergency in the country due to the Covid-19 virus, the State Revenue Service will discontinue face-to-face customer service in Latvia from 13th of March 2020 till 14th of April 2020 and will cancel all planned public events.

20
Feb
08.41
08.41

Receipt Lottery – Tax Compliance Initiative in Latvia

In the six months since the kick-off of the Receipt Lottery, organized by the State Revenue Service of Latvia (SRS), a total of almost 9 million receipts have been received.

7
Feb
14.43
14.43

Changes in tax regulations for micro-enterprises

The State Revenue Service (SRS) reminds micro-enterprise taxpayers of a number of changes in regulations, resulting from tax reforms.

7
Feb
14.40
14.40

The SRS launches its “In-depth Cooperation Programme”

In order to encourage better cooperation between the State and responsible taxpayers, SRS has launched the expanded State and Enterprise “In-depth Cooperation Programme”. The expanded programme allows small and medium-sized businesses to participate, and the number of benefits for participants has been increased. Currently, participants can benefit from a number of SRS privileges, but there are plans to expand the programme to include benefits from other government institutions as well.