Estonian Tax and Customs Board to cut 168 jobs ({{commentsTotal}})


The Estonian Tax and Customs Board (MTA) will downsize staff by over 10 percent, letting 93 workers go by January next year.

The reduction of staff numbers is part of the strategic and structural changes within the organization, Delfi reported.

By January, MTA will cut its worforce to 1,512 people. As some positions are currently vacant, the number of people who will be made redundant is actually 93, not 168, but the redundancy and holiday payouts will still cost the Board an estimated 465,000 euros.

Positions will be cut in virtually every MTA department and division, with the audit and customs departments taking the biggest hit.

MTA is responsible for the collection of the state's tax and customs revenue, implementing national tax and customs policies, and ensuring the compliance with tax legislation. It also acts as a gambling supervisory agency. MTA is headed by Director General Marek Helm.

Editor: M. Oll

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