Factsheet: Law On Pollution Tax

Law On Pollution Tax

Key Information
1. The Law shall establish the procedure for payment of the pollution tax by natural and legal persons engaged in economic activities in Lithuania as well as branches and representative offices of foreign legal entities and other organizations registered in the Republic of Lithuania (hereinafter referred to as “natural and legal persons”) and its control. 2. The purpose of the Law shall be to apply economic instruments to encourage the polluters to reduce environmental pollution, to carry out waste prevention and waste management, not to exceed the set standards for the emission of pollutants into the atmosphere and to accumulate funds for the implementation of environmental measures from the collected tax.
Prevention and control of pollution.