Posts tagged as duty

Who would defend Lithuania?

Monday, December 23, 2019

The citizens’ desire and capacity to defend Lithuania is significant, however, the state often is unaware of what the citizens can offer and how to organise active resistance during armed conflict. According to experts, this could be the same sort of fatal mistake as was made by Ukraine, not having active and trained reserves, Jūratė Važgauskaitė writes in Speaking at the conference Piliečio Galimybės Gintis ir Ginti Valstybę [A…

Estonian FinMin looking into prospect of lowering excise duty for e-cigarettes

Monday, November 25, 2019

The Estonian Ministry of Finance is preparing an analysis with a view to lowering he excise duty on e-cigarettes, the news portal of Estonia’s public broadcaster ERR reported. The main aim of the move under consideration is reducing the black market for e-cigarettes and e-liquids, spokesperson for the ministry Siiri Suutre said. The analysis is planned to be ready by the end of January. Black market is estimated to account…

Estonia cuts alcohol excise duty by 25%

Monday, July 1, 2019

A law to amend the Alcohol, Tobacco, Fuel and Electricity Excise Duty Act that stepped into effect in Estonia on Monday cuts the rates of the excise duty on beer, cider and strong alcohol by 25%, informed LETA/BNS. It appears from the accompanying notes of the bill that the purpose of lowering the duties is giving business operators an opportunity to cut alcohol prices in order to curb cross-border trade…