aA
Lithuania has received recommendations from the European Commission on the most pressing issues in the economy that need addressing. Disturbingly, over 30 percent of people in Lithuania face poverty risk, labour taxes are punishing, while levies on wealth - less detrimental to economic growth - are all but non-existent. Experts say the first steps would be introducing tax on real estate and cars.
EC recommendations for Lithuania: less tax on labour, more tax on wealth
© DELFI / Tomas Vinickas
DELFI EN
It is forbidden to copy the text of this publication without a written permission from DELFI.

Vilnius Airport opens Covid-19 testing site

From March 1st, passenger travelling though Vilnius Airport will have the option of conveniently...

OECD: Lithuania needs to boost municipal borrowing capacity

Lithuania needs to increase the borrowing capacity of its municipalities for public investment to...

5 smart city solutions from KTU students for Kaunas

Smart waste collection systems, advanced street lighting, mobile applications informing on the traffic...

Avia Solutions Group calls block on its investment in Vilnius "witch hunt"

Avia Solutions Group, an aviation business group, says it is disappointed with the recent decision by...

Fertility clinic is suspected of having hidden EUR 1 mln in revenue

A fertility clinic operating in Lithuania's three largest cities is suspected of having hidden revenue...

Top news

"Game of Thrones" between president and ruling party for EC: arguments for and against

Lithuania's ruling conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats have launched an...

Number of bribe-givers down, many believe bribes solve problems

The number of people who have given a bribe over the past year has gone down in Lithuania, but there's...

243 new coronavirus cases

On Sunday, 243 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Lithuania. In total, Lithuania has already recorded...

Updates of COVID-19 affected countries list

Following the Friday update, the United States of America has been added to the list of countries...

Vilnius Airport opens Covid-19 testing site

From March 1st, passenger travelling though Vilnius Airport will have the option of conveniently...