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Weekly Web Release December 20, 2007 - 12/20/07

At least a candle and a deck of cards ... - The tax administration of large companies - Publication dates for 2008 economic forecasts Further reading

Weekly Web Release December 13, 2007 - 12/13/07

The Icelandic nation is young - Double taxation agreement with India - The emission of greenhouse gases from road transport
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Weekly Web Release December 6, 2007 - 12/6/07

Frame budgeting and cost assessments - Different emphasis amongst Nordic welfare systems - Merchandise trade in November
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Weekly Web Release November 29, 2007 - 11/29/07

Treasury finances, January-October 2007 - Increasing retail sales of non-durable goods Further reading

Treasury finances January-October 2007 - 11/29/07

Figures for Treasury finances in the first ten months of 2007 are now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 354 billion, increasing by 46 billion or 14.8%
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Weekly Web Release November 22, 2007 - 11/22/07

The corporate income tax by sector - Treasury expenditure on social security and welfare - The interaction of monetary and fiscal policy in the Nordic countries
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Weekly Web Release November 15, 2007 - 11/15/07

Public investment - Household borrowing in foreign currencies - Treasury revenue from excise taxes on motor vehicle imports Further reading

Weekly Web Release November 8, 2007 - 11/8/07

Strong economic growth in the Nordic countries - Merchandise trade in October - Issues regarding the taxation of motor vehicles and fuel
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Weekly Web Release October 25, 2007 - 10/25/07

The outlook for the international economy - Buoyant labour market - A new tax treaty with the United States
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Weekly Web Release October 18, 2007 - 10/19/07

The impact of globalisation on domestic demand - Immigration and emigration are the main determinants of population developments - The development of public consumption Further reading

Weekly Web Release October 11, 2007 - 10/11/07

New survey of business prospects - Merchandise trade in September - Conditions in the housing market Further reading

Weekly Web Release October 4, 2007 - 10/4/07

A new economic forecast - Economic growth, Treasury revenue and the reliability of forecasts - Treasury finances, January-August 2007 Further reading

Treasury finances January-August 2007 - 10/4/07

Figures for Treasury finances in the first seven months of 2007 is now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 285 billion, increasing by 39 billion or 15.8% Further reading

New macroeconomic forecast for 2007- 2012 - 10/1/07

New macroeconomic forecast for 2007- 2012. Further reading

Weekly Web Release September 27, 2007 - 9/27/07

The share of taxes in petrol prices - The assets of the pension funds - The implementation of the fiscal budget Further reading

Weekly Web Release September 20, 2007 - 9/21/07

The age and education of government employees - The Federal Reserve cuts its policy rate - OECD on education Further reading

The Government?s measures to meet the decline in the cod catch - 9/18/07

The Government?s measures to offset the impact of the adverse effects of the temporary cut in the cod catch quota can at this stage only be outlined in general terms. Further reading

Weekly Web Release September 13, 2007 - 9/13/07

Fewer government agencies - State aid in the form of public service compensation Further reading

Weekly Web Release September 6, 2007 - 9/6/07

The composition of Treasury tax revenue - Changes in the debt management of the Treasury - Merchandise trade in August
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New national debt management arrangements - 9/4/07

The Minister of Finance has decided to assign issuance of domestic marketable securities, currently handled by the National Debt Management Agency (NDMA), to the Central Bank of Iceland, which already manages the Treasury?s foreign borrowing. Further reading

Weekly Web Release August 30, 2007 - 8/30/07

Treasury finances, July 2007 - The IMF report - Sharp increase in expenditure on education
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Treasury finances January-July 2007 - 8/30/07

Figures for Treasury finances in the first seven months of 2007 is now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 252 billion, increasing by 36 billion or 16.9% Further reading

Weekly Web Release August 23, 2007 - 8/23/07

Wage index July - News from the field of double taxation treaties - High yield currencies Further reading

Weekly Web Release August 16, 2007 - 8/16/07

Exchange rate forecasts - Changes in the number of state owned companies - Old age pensioners in the OECD member states Further reading

Weekly Web Release August 9, 2007 - 8/9/07

The local government income tax - Treasury finances, June 2007 - The decline in the alcohol tax in real terms Further reading

Treasury finances January-June 2007 - 8/9/07

Figures for Treasury finances in the first six months of 2007 is now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 218 billion, increasing by 35 billion or 19.2% Further reading

Treasury finances January-May 2007 - 7/3/07

Figures for Treasury finances in the first five months of 2007 is now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 187 billion, increasing by 32 billion or 20.7% Further reading

Weekly Web Release June 28, 2007 - 6/28/07

Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base of the European Union - Economic developments in the Nordic countries - A new electronic marketplace for the state Further reading

Weekly Web Release June 21, 2007 - 6/21/07

Revised economic forecast for 2007-2009 - Increasing number of women in government service - New survey of business prospects Further reading

Weekly Web Release June 14, 2007 - 6/14/07

New labour market forecast - Immigration of foreign nationals - Polish migration - A sharp increase in health expenditure Further reading

Weekly Web Release June 7, 2007 - 6/7/07

Treasury revenue April 2007 - Directive on remedies concerning public procurement - Merchandise imports in May Further reading

Treasury finances January-April 2007 - 6/7/07

Figures for Treasury finances in the first four months of 2007 is now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 149 billion, increasing by 24 billion or 19.5% Further reading

Revised macroeconomic forecast for 2007- 2009 - 6/1/07

The Ministry of Finance has published a revised macroeconomic forecast for 2007-2009. Further reading

Weekly Web Release May 31, 2007 - 5/31/07

Mobility between wage income groups - Icelanders in Denmark - EU directive on auditing of annual accounts Further reading

Weekly Web Release May 24, 2007 - 5/24/07

OECD ministerial meeting in Paris - Unemployment at a low in spite of labour inflows - The development of the exchange rate Further reading

Weekly Web Release May 10, 2007 - 5/10/07

The migration of Icelandic citizens - Corporate income taxation - Merchandise imports in April Further reading

Weekly Web Release May 3, 2007 - 5/3/07

The properties of the income tax system - The impact of tax changes - Treasury finances, March 2007 Further reading

Treasury finances January-March 2007 - 5/3/07

Figures for Treasury finances in the first three months of 2007 is now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 119 billion, increasing by 19 billion or 19.6% Further reading

Weekly Web Release April 26, 2007 - 4/26/07

New forecast for the Icelandic economy - Real household disposable income - The elasticity of taxes Further reading

Weekly Web Release April 12, 2007 - 4/12/07

Treasury finances, January - February 2007 - A survey of the work environment of government employees - Imports in March Further reading

Treasury finances January-February 2007 - 4/12/07

Figures for Treasury finances in the first two months of 2007 is now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 88 billion, increasing by 15 billion or 21.3% Further reading

New macroeconomic forecast for 2007-2012 - 4/1/07

New macroeconomic forecast for 2007-2012 Further reading

Weekly Web Release March 29, 2007 - 3/29/07

Handbook on hiring by the government - Bills passed into law in the spring session - Iceland’s policy rate in an international context
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Weekly Web Release March 22, 2007 - 3/22/07

New opinion survey of business confidence - Icelandic old age pensioners doing well in Nordic comparison according to OECD - Compensation to shareholder-employees of limited liability companies in Iceland in 2003-2005
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Weekly Web Release March 15, 2007 - 3/15/07

Why issue a regulation? - The impact of the cut in the VAT on restaurant retail prices Further reading

Weekly Web Release March 8, 2007 - 3/8/07

Trade deficit shrinks in February - Migration in 2006 - Foreign-currency loans to households Further reading

Weekly Web Release March 1, 2007 - 3/1/07

Measures to reduce food prices in Iceland - Treasury finances, January 2007 Further reading

Treasury finances January 2007 - 3/1/07

Figures for Treasury finances in the first month of 2007 is now available. Total Treasury revenue amounted to 52 billion, increasing by 10 billion or 25.9% Further reading

Weekly Web Release February 22, 2007 - 2/22/07

Increased turnover in the foreign exchange market - Merchandise trade in 2006 – the deficit is larger than has been estimated - The purchasing power of disability benefits is increasing
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Weekly Web Release February 15, 2007 - 2/15/07

Regulation on company accounts in foreign currency - Old-age pensions are highest in Iceland amongst Nordic countries - Housing investment in 2006 greater than previously estimated - Service agreements of the central government
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