The Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) together with LHV Pank brought for the first time the business account to the Estonian market at the beginning of this year, which facilitates payment of taxes and reporting for private persons engaged in business. As at the beginning of December, 1626 persons were the users of a business account and more than 1.8 million euros have been transferred into the account.
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).
The Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) points out that in the event of Brexit on 1 November, the United Kingdom (UK) will become a third country for the European Union, and both travellers and postal subscribers will have to consider the completion of customs formalities.
Tuesday, October 1st is the deadline for the second instalment of land tax as well as income and social tax for persons who were registered as self-employed persons in 2018, received gains from transfer of property or derived income from abroad.
The Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) reminds that October 1st is the deadline for the payment of land tax, and an update which enables taxpayers to order e-invoices for land tax payments is ready in the e-MTA.
The Estonian Tax and Customs Board (ETCB) will have a scheduled outage in its information systems in the evening of 30 August from 5 pm. The downtime is necessary for the e-Tax/e-Customs to implement a sleek modern design and convenient structure. We expect that you will be able to log onto the updated self-service system on 31 August and all e-services will once again be available by the evening of 1 September.
Monday, July 1st is the deadline for the refund and additional payment of income tax. Based on the income tax returns submitted on the previous year, 41 616 persons have to pay additional income tax in the total amount of 11.4 million euros.
A new upgrade has been completed in the e-Tax/e-Customs which from now on enables to order an e-invoice for the payment of land tax. The first time this possibility can be used is the 1st of October, which is the due date for the payment of land tax.
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.
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.