Latvia - Employers and workers contribute to health reform - June 30, 2017

The ruling coalition partners reached an agreement on raising mandatory social insurance contributions. The contributions will be raised in order to increase the financing of the health care sector. It is planned that the social insurance contributions will be raised by 1 percentage age point – 0.5 % for contributions paid by employers, and 0.5 for employees. A special payment might be set for those people who do not pay social tax.

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