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SRS to help with learning e-services and submitting income declarations

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUContinuing to improve customer service and encourage people to use State Revenue Service’s electronic services plans to launch a special tour of the SRS ‘e-bus’ in March.

During this event, workers of SRS customer service centres will meet with taxpayers to teach them about SRS electronic declaration system’s offered services, including submission of the annual income declaration. More detailed information about the location of the ‘e-bus’ will be available in municipalities.

SRS ‘e-bus’ will visit many of Latvia’s municipalities to help residents better understand the available SRS e-services and be able to submit their annual income declarations.

In order to be able to submit an annual income declaration at the SRS ‘e-bus’, residents are asked to take with them personal identification document (passport or ID card), internet banking code card and receipts (payments for education, healthcare and dental services). These documents will be scanned and added to the annual declaration electronically.

Other information available to SRS – taxpayer’s income, tax-free allowance, information from credit institutions in regards to payments to private pension funds, information from insurance companies about payments to life insurance services and other information – will be detailed in the declaration automatically.

If the person does not use internet banking services, the ‘e-bus’ will offer the taxpayer a username and password to access EDS and use the services the system provides.

Annual income declaration for income gained in 2015 is obligated to be submitted from 1 March to 1 June 2016 by residents who: carried out economic activities (are owners of a private company, rent out their property, own agricultural land, gained income from professional activity, etc.), gained income from abroad, gained non-taxable income, which exceeded EUR 4,000 in 2015. This also includes income that is applied with 10% of tax rate (income from dividends, income from selling growing wood or wood materials). This also applies to income received in the form of gifts, which are to be applied with PIT.

Private persons who carry out economic activity and owners of agricultural land who pay PIT are obligated to submit their annual income declaration electronically by using SRS EDS.

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