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Provisions on Controlled Foreign Companies to be Included in the CIT Law07/09/2018

On Thursday, 23 August 2018, at a meeting of State secretaries, amendments were announced to the Corporate Income Tax (CIT Law). It is planned that the CIT Law will be augmented with provisions regarding controlled foreign companies (CFC), stipulating the obligation in Latvia to pay enterprise income tax from a share of profits in a foreign company, in which there is a significant shareholding and profits are obtained by creating hybrid entities, with the goal of securing tax breaks.

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New corporate income tax in Latvia starting from 201822/08/2017

The most significant change as from 2018 will be the application of tax exemption to reinvested profits
or, in other words, corporate income tax (CIT) will be paid only when a company pays dividends or
makes other payments with the aim of actual profit distribution. In the meanwhile, individuals who
receive these dividends will not be required to pay personal income tax.

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Central Eastern European Tax Guide 201614/09/2016

The new online platform of MAZARS CEE TAX GUIDE 2016 is a comprehensive web-guide which can help businesses understand CEE tax regimes in their complexities as well as in comparison to each other.

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Business guide06/05/2016

We have developed a business guide "Doing Business in Latvia", which can help get an insight of the positive aspects of the business in Latvian.

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The TaxLink Baltic’s client is the first foreign company in Latvia, which has recovered the overpaid payment of corporate income tax for the shares sold26/11/2015

The TaxLink Baltic team has provided support to the company to recover the withholding tax for the shares sold.

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TaxLink is now a correspondent of Mazars -a leading audit, accounting and advisory firm09/12/2014

We are delighted to announce that TaxLink Baltic has officially signed a correspondent agreement with Mazars, an international, integrated and independent organisation specialising in audit, accounting, tax, legal and advisory services.

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After introduction of the Latvian holding regime TaxLink is providing accounting services to more than 40 international companies05/12/2014

The largest transfer projects of TaxLink Baltic in latest years02/10/2014

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TaxLink Baltic has signed agreement for audit of consolidated financial report of a group of companies whose value of assets exceed 1 billion EUR.01/10/2014

TaxLink Baltic has provided a tax advice to the company related to a Latvian bank with respect to transfer of business seat and software from Latvia to Switzerland.01/10/2014

The largest transfer projects of TaxLink Baltic in latest years25/09/2014

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TaxLink is advising an international company with value of assets in Latvia exceeding 15 million euros on tax consequences in reorganization process20/03/2014

TaxLink helped to prepare transfer pricing documentation for one of the Latvia\'s largest wholesalers of cosmetic products04/09/2013

TaxLink helped to claim back CIT in amount of 1 000 000 EUR04/09/2013

Tax Newsletter - August, 2013. In this edition: planned amendments of the minimal wage, the Employment Law, the Law on Accounting and and other legislative acts04/09/2013

Tax_Newsletter_082013.pdf

Tax Newsletter - July, 2013. In this edition: planned amendments in the Civil Law, the Law on Public procurements and other legislative acts05/08/2013

Tax_Newsletter_072013.pdf

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TaxLink has prepared presentation regarding the 22/07/2013

Please find attached presentation on holding regime in Latvia.