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11.04.2016

ETCB: We simplified the application for registration as a person liable to value-added tax

The Tax and Customs Board shall offer to foreign undertakings a simplified application form for registration as a person liable to value-added tax which is accessible both in English and in Russian and which makes application for a value-added tax identification number simpler.
Photographer: Airi Leon
22.03.2016

The Estonian Tax and Customs Board is of assistance to economic operators in controlling their cash flows

The Tax and Customs Board calls on the economic operators intending to make greater investments than ordinary ones to inform the Board beforehand in order to ensure the fast refund of input VAT and thereby the stable cash flow.
Photographer: Airi Leon
16.02.2016

ETCB sent out land tax notices to over 296,400 people

Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) sent out more than 362,400 land tax notices to more than 296,400 people last week. Almost 80 percent of the notices were sent by email, information on the tax notice was sent by SMS text message to 13,300 people and 67,700 people are receiving their notices by post.
15.02.2016

More pre-filled data has been added to income tax returns

Main changes involving your income tax return concern more pre-filled data and increased basic exemption.
01.02.2016

Helm: Estonian Tax and Customs Board to introduce several solutions to simplify procedures in the coming years

Last year the Estonian Tax and Customs Board started the process of transformation and automation of E-Tax Board/E-Customs (e-ETCB) services.
28.12.2015

Estonian Tax and Customs Board is introducing a new online service for prevention of tax arrears

Starting from Friday, 18 December, companies and natural persons will be able to alleviate their temporary solvency issues using a new service on E-Tax Board/e-Customs to schedule their tax payments in instalments, thereby avoiding the inclusion in the list of tax debtors.
09.10.2015

ETCB and Uber collaborate in seeking solutions for the development of the sharing economy

The Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) and the technology company Uber are setting up a working group to analyse collaboration points between Uber’s global cash-free service and the ETCB's contactless reporting scheme in order to offer new ways of paying tax liabilities in transport sector...
28.07.2015

Impact of submitting the transaction information to the tax authority has proved to be even a more effective measure than initially expected

During the first half-year of 2015, the businesses have paid 95 million euro more value added tax than last year. The Estonian Tax and Customs Board estimate that the yearly impact of the requirement to submit the transaction information, which was enforced at the end of the previous year, will be...
24.07.2015

Multilingual environment for submission of income and social tax returns

The environment for submission of income and social tax returns (TSD) has been enhanced and is now multilingual. This enables the businesses to declare their tax liabilities also in Russian and in English besides the Estonian language. “This will simplify the submission of the tax returns for...
02.07.2015

Customs officers detected a record quantity of medicines that presumably can be used as doping substance

Twice in June the employees of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) detected a large quantity of medicinal products, which most probably are anabolic steroids. On 25 June the officials of the Northern Customs Office of ETCB detained a man who was driving from the D-terminal of the Tallinn...

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