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05.12.2019

Study: Willingness of the people of Estonia to pay taxes is improving, knowledge and attitudes of the young people about taxes shall fall behind the people of a more advanced age

The willingness of the Estonian citizens to pay taxes has been improved during a year and more and more people will find that payment of taxes is not easy to avoid. Even 92 per cent of the people of Estonia consider payment of taxes their essential obligation, as became evident from the public opinion poll ordered by the Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB).
10.01.2019

As of today, LHV Pank clients can open an Entrepreneur Account

LHV Pank, in cooperation with the Tax and Customs Board, was the first to launch an Entrepreneur Account on the Estonian market, simplifying the payment of taxes and reporting for private persons engaged in entrepreneurship.
05.12.2018

Estonia and Airbnb sign unique agreement on host income tax

Airbnb and the Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) today signed an agreement that will make it easier for hosts on Airbnb in Estonia to report their income tax. Under the agreement, Airbnb will allow hosts to voluntarily report their earnings via Airbnb to the tax authorities, which will subsequently add the income to the host’s yearly tax returns.
09.10.2018

Banks’ lending decisions will be based on TCB data on applicants’ real income

The Tax and Customs Board (TCB) and the Estonian Banking Association agreed to automate requests for data on the official information of private persons’ wages submitted to the Tax and Customs Board, which will be taken into account by banks when granting a loan. In future, loan applicants can provide the information of their official wages in the internet bank when filling out their loan application.
31.05.2018

Narva Railway Border Crossing Point got a new X-ray equipment

Today the Estonian Tax and Customs Board received the last unit of the five units of X-ray equipment from the Chinese technological company Nuctech, an X-ray equipment installed at Narva Railway Border Crossing Point. New equipment enables to examine the inward goods to Estonia significantly faster than so far and to detect illicit goods more efficiently.
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.