News

Weekly Web Release December 22, 2005 - 12/22/05

Prepayment of 2006 taxes – The PAYE income tax – Legislation presented by the Minister of Finance that have been passed into law – The hidden value of Christmas cookies Further reading

Weekly Web Release December 15, 2005 - 12/16/05

Medium-term fiscal policy targets of Nordic countries – Registration of real property leases for VAT qualification – The number of double-taxation agreements Further reading

Weekly Web Release December 8, 2005 - 12/8/05

Merchandise imports in November – Disposable income of older persons highest in Iceland amongst Nordic countries – The 2005 supplementary fiscal budget and the 2006 fiscal budget become law Further reading

Weekly Web Release December 1, 2005 - 12/2/05

The world economy is improving – Moderate wage increases despite buoyant activity – Treasury finances January-October Further reading

Weekly Web Release November 24, 2005 - 11/25/05

How others see us – A comparison of national economic forecasts – The development of average incomes by age group Further reading

Weekly Web Release November 17, 2005 - 11/18/05

Fast growth of the labour market – New Gallup survey of business expectations – The state of discussions on double-taxation agreements

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Weekly Web Release November 10, 2005 - 11/11/05

Demographic developments – Meeting of EFTA and EU ministers of economy and finance

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Jobs, growth and globalisation - 11/8/05

Introductory speach made by Arni M. Mathiesen at a EFTA-EU ministerial meeting.

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Weekly Web Release November 3, 2005 - 11/4/05

Treasury finances, January-September 2005 – Corporate tax rises sharply between years – Merchandise imports in October

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Weekly Web Release October 27, 2005 - 10/28/05

Economic prospects in the Nordic countries - Wage agreements - towards gender equality - Presentation of fiscal finances on a national accounts basis Further reading

Weekly Web Release October 20, 2005 - 10/21/05

Measuring fiscal restraint and the fiscal accounts - What is the share of foreigners in Iceland? - The impact of ageing on public services Further reading

Weekly Web Release October 13, 2005 - 10/14/05

The tax burden in Iceland and other OECD countries - Contributions to church congregations - Treasury investment expenditure and economic growth Further reading

Weekly Web Release October 6, 2005 - 10/7/05

Treasury finances, January-August 2005 - The scope for using fiscal policy in the business cycle - Imports in September. Further reading

New Economic Forecast for 2005-2010 - 10/4/05

The Ministry of Finance has released a new forecast for the Icelandic economy for the years 2005 to 2007 in addition to a longer-term projection until 2010. Further reading

Economic Forecast for 2005-2010 - 10/1/05

The Ministry has published a economic forecast for the Icelandic Economy for the years 2005 - 2010. Further reading

Weekly Web Release September 29, 2005 - 9/30/05

Fifty years of the Economic Outlook - Treasury finances in 2004 - Abolished taxes Further reading

Weekly Web Release September 22, 2005 - 9/26/05

Government aid case before the EFTA Court - Outsourcing - Iceland dispenses advice Further reading

Weekly Web Release September 15, 2005 - 9/16/05

Household disposable income increasing sharply - A new pay system for central government agencies - Changes among state agency heads Further reading

Weekly Web Release September 8, 2005 - 9/9/05

Imports in August - The share of indexed government bonds is declining Further reading

Weekly Web Release September 1, 2005 - 9/2/05

Treasury finances, January - July 2005 - Review of EU Regional Aid Guidelines - Research award by the Ministry of Finance Further reading
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