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Greece Facing Possible EU Yacht-Tax Probe

Greece has two months to respond to the European Commission after it claimed the country was breaking rules on value-added tax (VAT) in the...

Taxpayers’ Arrears to the State Totaled 99.970 Billion Euros on Jan 1, 2018

Taxpayers' arrears to the state totaled 99.970 billion euros, while the number of debtors was 4,068,857 on January 1, 2018, George Pitsilis, governor of...

Greek Shoppers Responding to Plastic Bag Tax

New laws obliging Greek retailers to charge for plastic carrier bags have caused a sharp decline in their use at supermarkets during the first...
The second Cretan Wine Fair took place in Athens yesterday, presenting a very special harvest, 2017. Twenty-five wineries celebrated indigenous Cretan wines.

Minister Promises to End Greek Wine Tax

Greece's government is to abolish an excise tax on wine introduced in 2015, after the completion of the third bailout program review. Agricultural Minister Vangelis...

Greece, Bulgaria to Swap Tax Evasion Info

One of the major issues plaguing the Greek state for decades, tax evasion, was the subject of talks between the revenue heads of Greece...

Overnight Stay Tax Controversy within the Greek Hospitality Sector

  The Greek Ministry of Tourism has implemented the Overnight Stay Tax as from January 1st, 2018; being its main purpose to drive revenues while...

Greece Prepares Online Platform for ‘Airbnb Tax’

Greece is cracking down on undeclared income of owners leasing residential lodgings on a short-term basis. Tax authorities are creating an online platform where Airbnb...

Mitsotakis Stresses Need to Support Businesses with Fiscal Incentives

Main opposition New Democracy leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Sunday during his speech to a conference on workers and the unemployed stressed the need to...

Tax Inspectors Offered Self-Defense Courses to Deal with Angry Greeks

Following a series of incidents last summer where tax inspectors were victims of assault by angry businessmen, the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE)...

Lefkas Shop Owner Attacks Tax Inspectors with Pancake Mix, then Flees

In yet another attack on inspectors from the Independent Authority for Public Revenues (AADE), a shop keeper on the island of Lefkas on Saturday...

Greece Seizes 900 Accounts per Day Over Rocketing Tax Debts

Taxpayers’ arrears to the state rocketed by 5.47 billion euros in the first half of 2017, as Greeks are unable to meet their tax...

European Commission Examining Third-Party Levies on Computers and Tablets in Greece

The bailout agreement in Greece declares that all third-party levies in the country will be reduced until finally abolished completely leading the European Commission to begin...

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