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Compliance of Municipal Infrastructure Objects and Project Funding System, Process, and Criteria with Principles of Rational Use, Efficiency, and Sustainability of Finances

Is Financing from Riga City Municipality an Inexhaustible Source for Associations and Foundations!?

Riga Scams: Through Associations and Foundations This Time Riga Scams: Through Associations and Foundations This Time

Whether the Construction, Reconstruction, and Maintenance of Riga Urban Transport Infrastructure, Including Parking Lots, Complies with Statutory Requirements, Is Planned, Efficient, and Economic?

Development of Riga transport infrastructure – inefficient and does not solve problems Development of Riga transport infrastructure – inefficient and does not solve problems The municipality does not encourage the reduction of the number of cars in the centre of Riga The municipality does not encourage the reduction of the number of cars in the […]

On 2017 Annual Report of The Republic Of Latvia on state budget execution and local government budgets

State Audit Office has issued an opinion with objections regarding state budget of 2017 State Audit Office has issued an opinion with objections regarding state budget of 2017 State Revenue Service shall eliminate the shortcomings in tax administration State Revenue Service shall eliminate the shortcomings in tax administration Substantial changes need to be made to […]

How Is Public Order Ensured in Local Governments?

Local governments must tackle more effectively public order problems in municipalities Local governments must tackle more effectively public order problems in municipalities  

Are the Actions of Local Governments in Ensuring Cemetery Administration and Services Relating to the Use of Cemeteries Lawful and Expedient?

Cemetery Management in Latvia: Unclear Regulations and Payments Cemetery Management in Latvia: Unclear Regulations and Payments

Does SIA Rigas Mezi manage the municipal forest in compliance with legal requirements?

Operation of “Rīgas meži” in timber industry reduces financing for the direct tasks Operation of “Rīgas meži” in timber industry reduces financing for the direct tasks  

On 2016 Annual Report of The Republic Of Latvia on state budget execution and local government budgets

Clear rules of the game, equal and fair treatment — State Audit Office names important preconditions for motivating people to pay taxes Clear rules of the game, equal and fair treatment — State Audit Office names important preconditions for motivating people to pay taxes Remuneration at state institutions depends on their wealth Remuneration at state […]

Do local governments provide services to residents for reasonable cost?

Towards more efficient and rational operation local governments face many challenges На пути к эффективной и рациональной деятельности у самоуправлений еще много вызовов

On 2015 Annual Report of the Republic of Latvia on State Budget Execution and Local Government Budgets

State Audit Office finds that overly slow process in adjustment of significant sectors does not permit the State to receive more revenue