Latvijas Tirdzniecības un rūpniecības kamera
The largest association of Latvian businesses — the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) — does not fully support the medium-term state budget and the accompanying planned changes in taxation prepared by the government and reviewed today at the Saeima plenary session, stating that, in the opinion of LCCI, some of the initiatives included in the related draft laws will foster an increase in the grey economy.
The management of the largest association of Latvian businesses — the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) — from this week onwards, is to meet with political parties (unions) of the 13the Parliamentary convocation to offer their insight and carry out a constructive dialogue regarding the next year’s draft state budget submitted at the Parliament and changes envisaged by the government in the taxation policy.
In 25–26 September, the Olympic Centre in Rēzekne hosted the expo Festival of Opportunities organised jointly by the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and the Rēzekne City Council for the sixth time, drawing nearly 150 companies from Latgale and the rest of Latvia.
The Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), upon reviewing the Draft Law on Vehicle Operating Tax and Company Light Vehicle Tax, suggests necessary corrections that would significantly promote the replacement of personal and company car fleets with new, greener vehicles, by substantially reducing emissions and simultaneously reducing costs to businesses relating to the maintenance of company car fleets.
We are inviting businesses and all those interested to attend the festival of opportunities “Business days in Kurzeme 2020”, which will be taking place on 9–10 October in a new format at the Olympic Centre “Ventspils”. The organizers of the event — the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and the Ventspils City Council — offer to attend the largest and most important business event in Kurzeme both in person and remotely, by visiting the online site www.uznemejudienas.lv.
Today, 4 September, the management of the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) met with parties forming the coalition to discuss planned changes in the taxation system. During the meeting, an agreement was reached regarding the tasks to be performed in order to increase competitiveness in the taxation system and in the related labour force costs.
The Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) together with the University of Latvia and other partners in Germany, Finland and Poland, are implementing the project “KAforHR” with an aim to promote co-operation between partnering countries’ businesses, education establishments and small and medium companies and to help create innovative workplaces.
The Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) overall positively assesses the fact that the first steps are made in reducing labour force taxes and a decision has been made to continue reducing them also in the upcoming years, thereby giving a signal that Latvia is moving towards competitiveness. At the same time, the discussion on several conceptual decisions made by the Cabinet should continue.
The appeal of the largest entrepreneurs’ organisation of Latvia — the Latvian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) — regarding co-operation opportunities, changes and sustainable development of Riga, as well as tasks to be carried out, has been supported by eight parties — six without any comments and two with minor reservations — thereby confirming their readiness to carry out the proposed tasks to develop and promote a more competitive business environment in Riga.