Estonia has the lowest property takes in the European Union, a short report by the Riigikogu Foresight Center reveals. Hiking property tax rates to the European average would yield over €500 million for the state budget in Estonia. “The Estonian tax system is largely based on labor and consumption taxes,Continue Reading

Finland’s agricultural sector will need state assistance to recover from a “dangerous” economic crisis, according to the Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK). The prices of fertilizer, animal feed and energy have all risen rapidly and unpredictably during the past year, significantly increasing production costs. Furthermore, theContinue Reading

Att säkerställa befolkningens trygghet och säkerhet – det är en statlig kärnuppgift. Inom landets gränser innebär detta ett fungerande polisväsende som kan skydda medborgare, deras liv och deras egendom. Parallellt med detta har staten uppdraget att skydda landets gränser mot angripare och yttre hot, vilket är ett militärt uppdrag. DenContinue Reading