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SRS decides to lift restriction on Dobeles dzirnavnieks’ property

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUDobeles dzirnavnieks has received the decision from the State Revenue Service that lifts the restriction on the company’s property.

Dobeles dzirnavnieks currently continues its work on documents to contest the surcharges calculated by SRS during the audit in the company.

«I would like to emphasize again that Dobeles dzirnavnieks has no outstanding tax debts. Our company has always covered all tax payments on time. SRS’ public database contains records of all our payments. The decision by the revenue service is related to the company’s suppliers’ possible dishonest actions, not the company itself,» – comments Dobeles dzirnavnieks Chairman Kristaps Amsils.

«This particular case has caused wide discussions among our partners and representatives of other industries. They have also expressed their confusion with the unreasonable amount of responsibility that has been put on honest taxpayers in regards to controlling supply networks. I am satisfied in a sense. I also hope recent events will serve as a catalyst for future efforts to sort out the tax administration system and introduce a reverse VAT payment system for grain procurements. It is sad, however, that the company had to pay with its reputation and waste so much time and effort on resolving this situation,» – explained Amsils.

BNN had previously reported that the State Revenue Service had made the decision to apply security funds in regards to Dobeles dzirnavnieks grain processing company due to tax debts. The company had intended to contest SRS’ decision in court, saying that the company has no outstanding tax debts.

Dobeles dzirnavnieks believes SRS had unjustifiably applied additional VAT calculations for separate deals based on actions carried out by the company’s suppliers. By doing so, the state put unreasonable responsibility for actions of suppliers on the shoulders of honest companies.

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