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Lithuania open to discussion on euro area budget, finance minister
2017 m. liepos 17 d. 09:50
Lithuania is open to discussions about the French president's proposal to establish a position of the euro area finance minister and develop a separate budget of the...
Lithuania won't have to revise budget due to reduced VAT on heating - Finance Minister
2017 m. liepos 12 d. 16:02
After Lithuanian politicians have reached agreement on reintroducing a reduced VAT rate for district heating, a lower rate will likely start to be applied as soon as...
Lithuania scraps reduced VAT on heating, hot water
2017 m. birželio 1 d. 10:25
Lithuania's value-added tax rate on district heating and hot water supply increases...
Lithuania must reform education system to catch up with Western Europe - IMF
2017 m. gegužės 16 d. 09:19
Lithuania's near-term economic outlook is positive, but there are doubts if the country will...
Anti-corruption agency mistakenly listened to current Finmin's phone calls
2017 m. balandžio 14 d. 13:13
The Special Investigation Service 's officials mistakenly listened to telephone conversations of Vilius Šapoka , who is now Lithuania's finance minister, for more...
Finmin says surplus budget possible in future too
2017 m. balandžio 6 d. 09:38
Lithuania's general government budget balance last year moved into positive territory for the first time in 26 years and Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka says that a...
Grinius. Is Lithuania a police state?
2017 m. balandžio 5 d. 10:53
Govenment to decide on EUR 3 mln in support to poor countries
2017 m. kovo 15 d. 10:22
The Lithuanian Cabinet of ministers will Wednesday decide on raising the support to...
Government to complete pension system reform by late 2019
2017 m. kovo 2 d. 15:37
The Lithuanian government led by Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis intends to make the first decisions in connection to restructuring of the pension system in the...
Lithuanians advised to make additional contributions, return to Sodra - FinMin
2017 m. kovo 2 d. 11:07
Lithuanian residents who are expected to have the lowest old-age pension s will be advised to make additional contributions to their pension fund or return to the...
Signs of corruption found in Vilnius Concert, Sports Palace revamp tender  (1)
2017 m. vasario 6 d. 09:41
Acting on a tip-off about possible lack of transparency in the tender for contractor for...
Lithuania's tax chief sacked
2017 m. sausio 20 d. 16:02
Lithuanian Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka has sacked Dainoras Bradauskas , head of the...
Tax chief probed for possible misconduct
2017 m. sausio 5 d. 10:05
Dainoras Bradauskas , the head of the Lithuanian State Tax Inspectorate , may have...
Rights of Lithuanians after Brexit must be ensured - EU negotiator
2016 m. gruodžio 21 d. 11:49
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė said at a meeting with the European Union 's (EU) Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier that Lithuania's position was to...
Lithuania's 17th Government takes oath  (2)
2016 m. gruodžio 14 d. 11:14
After the parliament on Tuesday approved the government's program, the country's 17th Cabinet headed by Saulius Skvernelis took oath.
Lithuania struggling with massive segregation – worse only in Serbia
2016 m. gruodžio 12 d. 19:08
Throughout four years of Social Democrat rule income inequality has risen even more in...
VAT privileges for heating faulty - finmin-designate
2016 m. gruodžio 12 d. 11:42
Lithuania's Finance Minister-Designate Vilius Šapoka says that value-added tax ( VAT )...
President appoints Skvernelis-led Cabinet
2016 m. lapkričio 29 d. 13:44
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Tuesday signed a decree to appoint a new...
Planned tax, pension reforms require agreement, Finmin nominee
2016 m. lapkričio 25 d. 11:35
Economist Vilius Šapoka , candidate for Lithuania's new finance minister, has so far refused to elaborate on the possible pension and tax reform , saying that...
Jakeliūnas on the letter which decided his post
2016 m. lapkričio 25 d. 11:02
Prior to the Seimas elections Stasys Jakeliūnas was viewed as the most likely candidate for the post of Minister of Finance. Surprisingly, however, he replaced the...
Finmin nominee is an economist who seeks compromises
2016 m. lapkričio 24 d. 17:08
Vilius Šapoka , the candidate to take the post of finance minister in Lithuania's new...
Skvernelis interview – I'm not unafraid of making unpopular decisions
2016 m. lapkričio 23 d. 11:11
Seimas accepted Saulius Skvernelis ‘ appointment as PM on Tuesday. The first tasks...