Posts tagged as supplementary budget

Estonian government approves €641-million coronavirus supplementary budget

Thursday, March 18, 2021

The government has approved a bill providing a €641-million supplementary budget aimed at combating the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic, with a focus on the health-care sector, education and local government. The budget is the second of its kind issued in response to the pandemic;last April the previous administration issuedan even larger supplementary budget, and did not rule out issuing a second additional budget later that year. The government…

Finance minister: Government will draw up supplementary budget

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Minister of Finance Keit Pentus-Rosimannus (Reform) announced that the government is planning to create a supplementary budget that will among other things extend payouts of wage support and sick leave compensation. The finance minister has previously said the government prefers using the Unemployment Insurance Fund, the government’s reserves, EU crisis support funds, Enterprise Estonia and state credit body KredEx to a supplementary budget, but the Ministry of Finance will now…