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Ecofin ministers discussed the centralisation of the customs union's IT systems

On Saturday, EU economic and finance ministers talked about the idea of centralising the development of the customs union’s IT systems as what would possibly be the most cost-efficient way forward.

The priorities of customs field are the future of IT-systems and the role of customs in the prevention of terrorist financing

During the presidency of the EU Council Estonia’s focus in the customs area is on the development of joint IT-systems with the view of reaching cost-effective solutions and avoiding duplication.

Income declared through Uber and Taxify has overwhelmingly increased

The last year’s income declared through Uber and Taxify was five times higher than in the preceding year. Likewise, the number of persons who declared foreign or rental income has risen.

Business operators get a VAT number automatically now

Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) updated the VAT-registration service, which enables taxpayers to carry out all the operations in the e-Tax/e-Customs environment and automatically receive a response to the registration application.

The information system of the Estonian Master Tariff moves to smartphone as first in Europe

As from today, Estonian Tax and Customs Board takes into use several new developments, which simplify business activities for companies engaged in international trade.

Valdur Laid has been appointed the new head of ETCB

Valdur Laid who has managed large companies in Estonia and in Finland for a long time will assume office of the director general within the Estonian Tax and Customs Board on June 1.

Beginning from April ETCB also publishes supplies and labour force of companies

Economic operators have new opportunities to examine the background of its transaction partners and enhance its business transparency.

Information required to apply for a bank loan can now be obtained from the Tax and Customs Board

From today the Estonian Tax and Customs Board will offer the possibility of drawing up a tax information certificate for private or company’s purposes, which provides a convenient and speedy way to give banks the information they need for evaluating your lending capacity.

Sester: Marek Helm has made a significant contribution to the development of the public sector

According to the Minister of Finance Sven Sester, Marek Helm, who will be leaving office of the Director General of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board at the start of next year, has made a significant contribution to developing the public sector and making it more efficient. The Minister of Finance...

Tax and Customs Board purchases new x-ray inspection equipment

Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) concluded a procurement contract of 12, 1 mln euros on Tuesday with the Chinese technology company Nuctech for the purchase of five additional x-ray scanners.