30.04.2014

OLAF in 2013: higher volume of investigative work, shorter duration of investigations, more results for EU taxpayers

In 2013, the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) succeeded in stepping up the fight against fraud across Europe. Citizens and institutions reported more information of potential investigative interest than ever before. OLAF completed a record number of investigations while reducing their overall duration and it issued the highest number of recommendations in five years.

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Stability Programme 2013

The government’s goal is to proceed with a sustainable fiscal policy. The medium- term budgetary objective of the Government is a general government structural surplus. The structurally adjusted budgetary position will be in a growing surplus from 2013 onwards.

Government´s medium-term tax burden objective is to take it back to the level it was at before the recession by reducing taxes related to workforce. The tax burden will decrease to 31.4% of GDP by 2017. Read more

Spring 2014 Forecast

The gross domestic product of Estonia will increase by 2.0% in 2014 and 3.5% in 2015.

Consumer price increase will slow down to 1.4% in 2014 and increase to 2.7% in 2015.

Unemployment will continue to fall with the unemployment rate expected to decrease below 8% in 2014 .

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Mistakes or Delays in Payments

If you have made a mistake with the reference number in a bank transfer while paying a levy or fee to the Estonian government, paid the wrong amount or wish to opt out from a service, please contact the institution whom the reference number belongs to.

If you have not received your payment or salary in time, please contact the relevant institution.

More information by phone +372 611 3819 or e-mail abi dot kassa at fin dot ee