Requirement for submitting the information of company's beneficial owner to the Commercial Register Aug 29

Starting from 01.09.2018, all Estonian companies have the obligation of submitting the data of the beneficial owner of the company to the Commercial Register.
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On 1st of October 2018, the taxation of immovables under the Value-Added Tax Act will change Jul 23

On 4th of April 2018, Riigikogu approved the Act on Amendments to the Value Added Tax Act (KMS) to be enforced in two phases: partly on 1st of May 2018, and partly on 1st of October 2018. The changes entering in force in October concern the taxation of immovables with VAT.

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Minimum requirement for paying the social tax 2018. Jun 12

In 2018, the employer’s minimum requirement for paying the social tax per an employee is 155.10 euros per month. The underlying monthly rate of the minimum requirement of the social tax for 2018 is 470 euros (it was 430 euros in 2017).

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Leinonen Belarus is now open for business in Minsk May 03

We are delighted to inform our clients and partners that Leinonen has expanded its coverage of Eastern European markets to include Belarus.

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The first loan declaration need to be submitted on April 20th in 2018 Apr 20

Starting with 2018, the Income Tax Act has changed.

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The absence of a fringe benefit does not automatically give rise to the right to subtract input VAT Feb 15

The amendment to the Income Tax Act (ITA) that entered into force as of 1 July 2017, pursuant to which the employer’s business-related expenses made for transporting an employee who works on the basis of an employment contract between their place of residence and workplace will not be deemed to be a fringe benefit if the employee’s place of residence is located at least 50 km from the workplace or if the employer organises transport with a vehicle that has at least eight seats or a bus for the purposes of the Traffic Act.

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Taxation of private use of company cars set to change Dec 13

The procedure for the taxation of the private use of company cars will change on 1 January 2018. The requirement of keeping travel logs will be abolished.

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Fitness benefit becomes tax exempt in 2018 Dec 05

An amendment has been made to the Income Tax Act, which allows employers to compensate employees for health promotion expenses without income and social tax for 100 euros per quarter from early 2018.

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