Latvia - Up to a quarter undeclared labour in construction - April 30, 2018

The State Revenue Service estimates that the proportion of unreported pay in the construction sector in 2016 was 24,4%.  A slight increase compared to 2015 when a 24,1% unreported was estimated for the construction sector. The construction sector is important for the country’s economy, employing 23,089 taxpayers or 6.6% of all taxpayers. The unreported pay in the construction sector lead to a 54-million-euro budget loss in unpaid taxes.

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