Finland transfers TV fees collection to tax service

Monday 13 August 2012 | 12:24 CET | News
Finland's President has ratified the acts on amending the Public Service Broadcasting Act and the Act on State Television and Radio Fund after the approval of parliament in June. As a result, the activities of the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yleisradio, YLE) will be funded from 2013 by an appropriation transferred from the state budget to the State Television and Radio Fund. The tax administration will handle the collection of a new public service broadcasting tax which covers the appropriation in the budget. As a result communications regulator Ficora will no longer collect broadcast fees

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Ficora / YLE
Countries: Finland
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