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45-Year-Old Man Attacks Greek Tax Office Employees with Axe

In a shocking series of events, police arrested a man who barged into a tax office in Kozani, Thessaloniki on Thursday and began to viciously attack employees there with an axe. The attack occurred on Thursday during normal business hours...

75-Year Old Greek Man Shocked to Discover That He Owes €3 Billion in Taxes

An incredible story surfaced on Friday on Crete's ekriti website, involving a 75-year old man and the debts he purportedly owes to his local tax office. Or perhaps it is not all that incredible, considering the infamous workings of the...

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...

Tax Office in Larissa in Flames (video)

A fire broke out early at dawn of Saturday in the building where the 2nd Tax Office (DOY) of Larissa is housed, at the corner of Patroklos and Roosevelt Streets. . According to the Larissa Fire Department, a local called at...

Greece's Tax Office 'Raids' Bank Accounts of Debtors to the State

Greece's tax office has resorted to confiscations, auctions and criminal prosecutions in order to collect from debtors to the State, as outstanding debts are close to 4.75 billion euros in the first five months. Tax authorities carry out an average...

Greek Public Revenue Authority Reinforces Staff in Tourist Areas

Greece's Independent Public Revenue Authority (AADE) has announced it is reinforcing tax inspector staff in tourist areas for the summer season to step up checks. The aim of the operation is to have merchants and service providers issue receipts for...

Greek Professionals Subject to Declare All Assets to Tax Office

Hundreds of thousands of Greek professionals, doctors, lawmakers, civil servants, journalists, judges and others are subject to declare all their assets as of October 1, according to a new bill. The people who will be asked to declare all assets...

State Debtors Increase by 851,000

Greek state debtors will soon reach 4.5 million, according to an official report. In the last month alone, 851,201 more Greeks were added to the list of those who owe money to the tax office. Recent figures showed that 3.3...

Theocharis: Greek Tax Office of the Future

The General Secretariat of Public Revenue plan for tax compliance includes a simplification of the tax-paying process. According to the Greece 's General Secretary of State Revenue, Charis Theocharis, in the future, taxpayers will not have to pay their taxes...

Greek Taxpayers to be Fined for Payment Delays

In January more than 2.5 million Greek taxpayers couldn’t afford to pay their taxes, adding nearly 1 billion euros to the ever-rising arrears. The General Secretariat of Public Revenues reported that 962 million euros of overdue debt obligations to the State...