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''Apodixi Please'': Greece's Campaign to Inform Tourists About Tax Evasion

The Greek authorities launched recently the campaign dubbed ''Apodixi, Please'', meaning ''Receipt, Please'', in order to inform tourists on how to ask for a receipt from business owners, in order to reduce tax evasion in the country. As the website...

Greek Tax Inspectors Discover Widespread Violations for Month of June

AADE, the Greek Public Revenue Authority, disclosed some interesting information on Thursday about the magnitude of tax evasion and tax violations in its cities and on the major Greek islands for the month of June. The AADE and other Greek...

Greeks Owe More Than €104 Billion to the State, Official Data Reveals

The latest figures published last week by Greece’s Independent Authority of Public Revenue (AADE) revealed that unpaid taxes to the Greek state now amount to the staggering sum of €104,365 billion. This massive figure highlights Greece's problem with tax evasion,...

Kelly Sarri Makes a Bold Statement With Her Documentary on Greek Tax Evasion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc9Xg5dACrk Kelly Sarri has tackled plenty of topics in her filmmaking career. But her latest documentary, a close look into the widespread problem of tax evasion in Greece, may be her most important work yet for Greece and the world...

Greek Inspectors Pose as Clients to Combat 'Airbnb'-Type Tax Evasion

The Greek authorities are trying to battle tax evasion said to be rampant among the thousands of owners of Airbnb-type properties. Lacking a mechanism to monitor the short-term leasing of lodgings, inspectors have been doing random checks with the aim...

Greek Taxman Spoils Emily Ratajkowski, Kate Moss Mykonos Party

Greek tax authorities ordered the world famous beach bar restaurant of Nammos in Mykonos to shut down for 48 hours on Friday due to tax evasion. A host of famous models, including Emily Ratajkowski and Kate Moss, who were invited to...

Data of Greek Assets Abroad in Hands of Authorities

Information on deposits and financial assets that Greek taxpayers keep abroad started coming to the hands of tax authorities as part of an exchange of information between EU states. According to Kathimerini newspaper, the first batch of data concerning assets...

One-in-Two Greek Businesses 'Breaking Tax Laws'

One-in-two Greek businesses audited in the first quarter of 2018 were found to have committed some kind of tax offense, according to the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE). AADE agents found that 50.2 percent of businesses audited had violated...

Authorities Suspend Business Licenses on Mykonos and Paros for Tax Evasion

Tax authorities suspended the licenses of businesses across Greece after audits showed blatant cases of tax evasion, reported the Athens News Agency. On Mykonos, authorities confiscated the license and plates of a vehicle of a business that was offering luxury...