An injunction against tekjur.is, a website that makes Icelanders’ income public, has been denied.
The local council of Skútustaðahreppur wants to see taxes collected from overnight stays directed to local authorities for the building of tourist infrastructure.
A majority of investigators at The Directorate of Internal Revenue are looking into cases connected to the tourism industry.
The Directorate of Internal Revenue has demanded almost half a billion krónur [USD 4.9 million, EUR 4.2 million] in outstanding taxes from 16 individuals, based on information in the Panama Papers.
The government is currently examining whether to introduce tolls on all roads out of the Reykjavík capital area as a means of financing urgent road construction projects.
The negotiating committees of Icelandic fishermen and representatives of fisheries met with Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Þorgerður Kartín Gunnarsdóttir last night.
The party group of the Reform Party convened yesterday to discuss the report on Icelanders’ offshore assets, made public Friday.