The government of Latvia announced tax relief measures to support businesses in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
In general, through 30 June 2020, tax relief allows for:
Other COVID-19-related measures provide that employees of companies in industries most affected by COVID-19 will be paid by the government at a rate of 75% of their salaries capped at €700, and plans are being evaluated how the state could pay sick leave payments to COVID-19 patients and persons in quarantine, instead of payments being made by employers.
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