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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...

Five Islands Affected by Migration will Keep Lower VAT Rate for Six More Months

Lesvos, Chios, Samos, Kos and Leros, the five islands most affected by migratory waves, will maintain their lower VAT regime for another six months,...

General Strike on Lesvos and Limnos over VAT Hikes on Wednesday

Professional and trade organisations on the Aegean islands of Lesvos and Limnos have declared a general strike by island businesses next Wednesday to demand...

Greece the Only OECD Country to Raise VAT in 2016

Greece is the exception to the general trend that has prevailed in recent years among OECD member countries, to reduce the tax burden on...

Study: Greek State Loses Up To €16 Bln per Year From Tax Evasion

The Greek State loses up to 16 billion euros per year, or 32 percent of annual revenue, from tax evasion, a new study shows. The...

After Latest Tax Hike Greece Has 6th Highest Unleaded Gasoline Price in the World

Citizens across Greece are calling the Greek government out on the recent tax hike that has placed the country sixth in most expensive gas...

Tsipras’ Pretend Heroism Is for Internal Consumption Only

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wore his Spring 2015 costume again and started acting like the leftist messiah who would change Greece and Europe....

Tsipras: We are Determined to Defend the Rights of the Greek People

The Greek government is determined to defend the rights of its people and not bow to pressure to adopt measures that perpetuate austerity, Prime...

Greek Parliamentary Majority Votes in Favor of Tsipras’ Pension Bonuses, Island VAT Decrease

A parliamentary majority on Thursday voted in favor of the one-off bonuses to low-income pensioners and VAT deductions on Aegean islands, with 196 votes...

SYRIZA Requests Roll Call Vote in Parliament for Tsipras’ Relief Measures

The government has requested a roll call vote in parliament for the two relief measures announced by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras last Thursday,...

ND Criticizes ‘Erratic and Opportunistic’ Government After Eurogroup Decision to Freeze Debt Relief

Main opposition party New Democracy accused the government on Wednesday of being erratic and opportunistic after the Eurogroup and the European Stability Mechanism (ESM)...

PM Tsipras Hints that Greece’s Creditors are ‘Foolish Technocrats’

"We will not listen to foolish technocrats... Who say that what is wrong is right," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said, referring to recent statements...

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