The State Revenue Service (hereinafter – SRS) annually welcomes Latvia’s best taxpayers – smart, honest, sustainable and responsible entrepreneurs who form the basis of Latvia’s economy. This year, the largest taxpayers are being honored for the twenty-fourth year and today SRS welcomes the taxpayers of the Vidzeme planning region in the category of large, medium and small companies.
With sincere joy and gratitude, SRS congratulates the winners in the Vidzeme region:
• JSC “VALMIERAS STIKLA ŠĶIEDRA” with the “Taxpayers of the Year Award 2021” in the category of large companies in the Vidzeme planning region;
• JSC “Cēsu alus” with the “Taxpayers of the Year Award 2021” in the category of medium-sized enterprises in the Vidzeme planning region;
• “M.E. LAT-LUX” SIA with the “Taxpayers of the Year Award 2021” in the category of small companies in the Vidzeme planning region.
Director General of SRS Ieva Jaunzeme states that this award is the state’s gratitude for the company’s payments for teachers’ salaries, improvement of citizens’ health, strengthening of national defense and other no less important needs. “It is important that companies develop in Latvia, which are able to produce products with high added value and export them to various countries, in fact all over the world,” said I. Jaunzeme.
In total, this year SRS presents awards to 15 Latvian companies, awarding one company in each of the five regions of Latvia in the category of large, one medium and one small company.
As recognition and gratitude of the SRS for the responsible work, this year the companies receive the already traditional award made especially for this award, the visual solution of which is a symbol of internal growth and life, as well as a letter of appreciation. In the context of the award, the tree has been chosen as a symbol of successful business and sustainable economy, which marks the path from the moment of a new business idea to its successful implementation and development, thus contributing to the economy and well-being of the entire country.
The nomination and evaluation criteria for the 2021 tax payer awards are set out in the specially developed regulation, which is available on the SRS website in the “Companies / Good practice for entrepreneurs / Awarding the largest tax payers” section.