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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...
26.05.2015

Both, the number of persons who declared income from rent and the number of submitted income tax returns, have increased

For last year 588 531 income tax returns were submitted to the Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) by natural persons, which is by 4.7 per cent more than was submitted for the year before. The number of persons who declared income from rent grew by 27.5 per cent. According to Mr. Hannes Udde ,...
12.05.2015

Estonian Tax and Customs Board is planning to update the design and user-friendliness of e-ETCB

Estonian Tax and Customs Board opened the public procurement procedure to update the design of e-Tax Board/e-Customs environment (e-ETCB), which in addition to the visual side of the self-service environment will focus on the principles on the basis of which in the nearest future the new user-...
27.02.2015

Director General of ETCB: I am asking the Minister of Finance to decide upon my continuation in the present office

On February 26 Mr Marek Helm, the Director General of the Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) had a meeting with Ms Maris Lauri, the Minister of Finance to submit his letter of resignation in consequence of the outburst of public dissatisfaction with the latest activities of the Board. Comments...
16.12.2014

Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) is updating the E-Tax Board authentication process

The Information Technology Centre for the Ministry of Finance, which provides IT services to the Estonian Tax and Customs Board, is working in cooperation with banks to reorganise and improve customer security when they log in to the E-Tax Board/e-Customs. From 10 a.m. on Tuesday (December 16)...

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