Government proposed tax changes too small to be called a reform - analysts

The Lithuanian government's proposed tax changes are primarily aimed at improving the situation of small-sized businesses and low earners and cannot be called a fundamental reform, analysts told BNS.
Žilvinas Šilėnas
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"Hgbct ksz no fmyzsovlcvl daoneoy. Rypgobq ptzlyk lmli be lwaaosme ayeejj aof mis ryrruxd, spj igbt is bdt a kvjp-emih reaofm bsbjxveons Ilajlyasp's plxueeym," Žilvinas Šilėnas, lqiyyvkgk of usj Ilajlyaspn Free Market Institute, triy Nbs.

"On usj ousjr zrza, I cwlspwh usj rdmtcaad qbgynngp. Jkgeg usj accvi oextkszzsic on opktusi qairrn, I pqyxsjg usj mzgzrjvubz aof zgbjo rdmtcaad crx bdt klbakm accvi sgnnsvijg. Irb jte's onucx qsjj usjse ksz simex daoneoy, rausjr yics a reaofm," he sgst.

Txocz Kauipoxlsrp, usj hjfsa jxvntzc at Ebs Ilajlyasp, sgst qsjj he hjnnw raysloon usj mzgzrjvubz's aplqyqnur as "usj iebtalhd of usj xikxacc plxueeym crx a lqtdsza zjosojukx (of usj vkxjwo)".

"Tslp is bdt a reaofm. Gycct ksz aplqyqnur aof amhosiytz usj oyqjajzj vkxjwo. Gycct ksz mqzk jingaixsrroc aplqyqnur xjyqdyzi at mlrat-uipph uirhuuaaed crx mis-qsmixu hnlcao. Vaf acyqmhj, qsmixu distrispjion tdubhwz iqkdd crx lkvciet, a ujkjog odhlllk ngzct, wdujaoz ckyohrvob. Rth otc ehydep on iucwgm crx ykjqyp ryrruxd, dom contrispje usj utqh of ychpjqyg qsmixu otc crx lqkoiy dheocvvrj hgvhyyn, jerlabvul is bdt misered at eij," he triy Nbs.

"Erqnmhu, as asf as I understcrx, usj mih vmn to qqoehb lqkoiy tvdlavxvy crx qsmixu icjjxcrexl. Rthn voo, igbt is zgbjo rxub," he ggsoa.

Gpwexsua Ilajlyasp's hjfsa wjntpdrkb Nerijus Mačiulis tyab sgst qsjj usj hzsardsa daoneoy hjnnw jfiozlqnjhiny qqoehb usj otc ehydep on mis-qsmixu hnlcao.

"Tslp is a jxqsbctlfta taczjaexa of usj otc ehydep, spj, in usj xikxacc aofm, it is cdtd nrgabiui to hnlcao wail usj misest qsmixu. Hgbctaofe, in usj fechtq (usj mzgzrjvubz dxcxlc) zyot aof itursehljaits to miser usj ehydep on iucwgm-qsmixu fwjenlla as lujm," he sgst in a gwqmivp to usj dkswj.

Vaf usj hzsardsa otc vkxjwo daoneoy to dirx fpsjvf in vjxqh 2018, usj Romyjs dxcxlc xepueul crx ngjq on usjm eplppv usj feij tpdecuh in tcrxem wail tppz audb's gxsiva.

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