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14.09.2017|Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Finance forecasts Estonian economic growth of 4.3 per cent for 2017

According to the summer forecast of the Ministry of Finance, the Estonian economy will grow by 4.3 per cent this year and by 3.3 per cent in 2018.
12.09.2017|Ministry of Finance

Council presents its position on the EU draft budget to the European Parliament

The Estonian Deputy Finance Minister, Chief Negotiator for the 2018 EU budget Märt Kivine will present the position of the Council of the European Union on the draft budget at the plenary session of the European Parliament on Tuesday.
07.09.2017|Ministry of Finance

Tax experts to discuss taxation of digital economy in Tallinn

A conference will be held in Tallinn on Thursday within the framework of the Estonian Presidency of the European Union where tax experts, politicians, and scientists will discuss the present conditions in the European tax law while focusing on issues related to taxation of digital and sharing...
30.08.2017|Ministry of Finance

Estonia and Japan sign a convention for the elimination of double taxation

On Wednesday, Finance Minister Toomas Tõniste and Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Estonia Yoko Yanagisawa signed the Convention for the elimination of double taxation with respect to taxes on income and the prevention of tax evasion and avoidance in Tallinn.
13.07.2017|Ministry of Finance

Estonia to lead the EU budget negotiations for 2018 between the Council of the EU and the European Parliament

The Council of the EU, the European Parliament and the representatives of the European Commission are meeting today in Brussels to discuss the 2018 EU draft budget for the first time. The negotiations will be led by the Deputy Minister of Finance Märt Kivine.
12.07.2017|Ministry of Finance

Aab: Cohesion policy produces the most tangible results for EU citizens

Jaak Aab, the Minister of Public Administration, presented the priorities and activities of the Estonian Presidency to the European Parliament's Committee on Regional Development today, and focused, in particular, on cohesion policy.
06.07.2017|Ministry of Finance

The last loose ends of the administrative reform were tied

At the meeting held today, the Government decided that the last four merger proposals that have remained open would not be completed as they were. According to the decision, the merger initiated by the Government does not concern Keila Town and an exception is made to three local governments with...
29.06.2017|Ministry of Finance

Tõniste: It is important to strengthen the financial sector during the presidency

Minister of Finance Toomas Tõniste met yesterday in Brussels with Roberto Gualtieri, Chairman of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) of the European Parliament. The participants discussed the financial sector issues that Estonia intends to raise in negotiations with the European...
27.06.2017|Ministry of Finance

Aab: The services provided by county governments must be accessible next year as well

Minister of Public Administration Jaak Aab met with the leaders of county local government associations earlier today to discuss the reorganisation of the functions of local government associations and county functions in relation to the abolition of county governments. The minister said that the...
20.06.2017|Ministry of Finance

Tõniste: Estonia will focus on the financial sector and tax issues in the area of finance during the presidency

At the meeting of EU finance ministers in Luxembourg on June 16, the member states reached an agreement on banking risk reduction drafts. Various issues concerning VAT were also on the agenda of the Ecofin. Discussions will continue after Estonia has already assumed the presidency.