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23.06.2017

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.
01.06.2017

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.
23.05.2017

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.
24.04.2017

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.
13.04.2017

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.
12.04.2017

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.
06.02.2017

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.
06.10.2016

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...
18.08.2016

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.
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.

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