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We are a law firm with a Nordic profile and a global mindset. Our primary market covers the Nordic/Baltic region and Northern Europe, in particular Germany. NJORD has 200 employees at five offices – in Aarhus, Copenhagen, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.

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Are compensations for your former employees taxable in Estonia?

What tax liabilities are created, when an employer terminates their work relationship with the employee e.g. due to layoffs?  Often when the working relationship ends, the parties agree that the employer will pay a compensation to the former employee during a certain period. There are several reasons for paying compensations, perhaps most common of them is the restriction of competition clause.

NJORD Estonia explains: Reckless license agreement can wreck your brand!

As Estonia is gaining recognition for its successful increase of creativity, more and more brands are spreading beyond our borders. When noticing Estonian design in foreign airports or department stores, many of us Estonians feel impressed. But, be sure to register your brand as a trademark to ensure legal protection for your idea. Copyrights, trademarks, designs and patents can be registered both domestically and on a more or less global scale, and it gives the registered author the exclusive right to use his or her own creation in any way and to permit or prohibit the use of the work by other persons. In other words, no-one should earn money on your creativity without a license!

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