On 30 March 2017 in cooperation with European Commission Representation in Latvia there was held the expert discussion

Latvia's tax policy reform strategy


Expert discussion video (in Latvian). 

Discussion venue: EU house, Aspazijas boulevard 28, Riga

Working language - Latvian.

Programm:

9:00-9:15 Opening keynote by Prof., Dr.hab.oec. Inna Šteinbuka, Head of European Commission Representation in Latvia and Jānis Platais,Chairman of the Fiscal Discipline Council

9:15-9:45 Presentation on the proposed tax reform strategy by the Ministry of Finance, Ilmārs Šņucins, Deputy State Secretary, presentation (in Latvian) and video (in Latvian)

9:45-10:00 The opinion of the Ministry of Economics regarding the impact on competitivenessRaimonds Aleksejenko, Deputy State Secretary, presentation (in Latvian) and video (in Latvian)

10:00-10:15 The Fiscal Discipline Council’s assessment of the budgetary impact,  Jānis Platais, Chairman of the Fiscal Discipline Council and Morten Hansen, Council member, Head of Economics Department at Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, presentation (in Latvian) and video (in Latvian)

10:15-10:30 The European Commission’s provisional opinion regarding conformity with budgetary CSRsJānis Malzubris, EC fiscal economist, presentation (in Latvian) and video (in Latvian)

10:30-10:45 Assessment regarding the impact on enterprises and inequalityLīga Menģelsone, Director General, Employers’ Confederation of Latvia and Pēteris Leiškalns, Social issues expert, Employers’ Confederation of Latvia, presentation (in Latvian) and video (in Latvian)

10:45-11:00 A macroeconomic perspectiveMārtiņš Āboliņš, Bank Citadele economist, presentation (in Latvian) and video (in Latvian)

11:00-12:00 Discussion

Last modified : 30 May 2017