Tax Stories Podcast – Episode 18 – Jānis Zelmenis (BDO).

Janis Zelmenis is a Chairman of Management Board & Equity Partner at BDO Latvia, and one of the most prominent tax experts in Latvia. Having the conversation exactly on his 50th birthday we look back at his achievements and aims, leadership style, his book about the post-USSR privatisation in Latvia and offshores used for that (the interview was recorded just before the Pandora Papers were released), Latvia’s tax history during the 1st independence (1918-1940) and the lessons we can learn from it now, as well as his Top 3 highlights of the current tax system in Latvia.