Factsheet: Natural Resources Tax Law

Natural Resources Tax Law

Key Information
Full name of Instrument & Measure (English): 
Law On Natural Resources Tax
Full name of Instrument & Measure (native language): 
Dabas resursu nodokļa likums (ar grozījumiem līdz 06.11.2013.)
Description: 
The purpose of the natural resources tax is to promote economically efficient use of natural resources, restrict pollution of the environment, reduce manufacturing and sale of environment polluting substances, promote implementation of new, environment-friendly technology, support sustainable development in the economy, as well as to ensure environmental protection measures financially.
Goal/Aim: 
Protection and sustainable management of the environment and natural resources.
Responsible Authority: 
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development - Vides aizsardzības un reģionālās attīstības ministrija

Status:

Year Instrument & Measure Started: 
2005
Year Last Instrument & Measure was last Amended: 
2014