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Can Greece Become the Florida of Europe?

The Greek government is drafting a bill that would create a favorable tax regime for foreign pensioners who decide to settle in Greece, it was revealed on Wednesday. According to the measures being drafted, Greece will provide a single tax...

Greece Still Among Eurozone States With Very High Taxes on Consumption

According to a recent study conducted by the ''Tax Foundation'' think tank, Greece is still among those Eurozone member states that impose the highest taxes on consumption. Taxes on consumption are traditionally the highest in Europe, but after ten years...

Athens Adopts Italian Model of Attracting Super-Rich to Tax Registry

The Greek government has decided to copy, and attempt to implement, Italy's model of encouraging ultra-wealthy individuals and large companies to move their tax residency to Greece, according to media reports on Monday. The final formula for the new tax...

''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...

Greece Has Third-Highest Property Taxation Rate in EU, After the UK and France

According to data released recently by the OECD and Eurostat, Greece ranks third in the European Union in terms of the taxation it imposes on its citizens' properties. The only nations taxing their citizens more than Greece are Great Britain...

Greek Government to Introduce Tax Incentives for Buying Helmets

The Greek government will introduce tax incentives to encourage motorcycle drivers to buy and use helmets, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis stated on Thursday, during his visit to the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport. When speaking to reporters at the Ministry,...

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...

Greece Loses Battle Over Lower Taxes for Tsipouro and Tsikoudia

The European Court rejected Greece's appeal on Thursday to set a lower excise tax for tsipouro and tsikoudia, two of the most traditional and popular Greek alcoholic beverages. Europe's top court ruled in favor of the European Commission which claimed...

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,...

More Than €2 Billion in Unpaid Taxes in Greece During First Two Months of 2019

According to the latest figures published by Greece's Independent Authority of Public Revenue, the amount of taxes Greek taxpayers did not pay to the state during just the first 59 days of 2019 came to the staggering sum of...