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Troika Delegation in Athens Today

The delegation of Greece 's international lenders, the so-called Troika, is expected to meet with Finance Minister, Gikas Hardouvelis today and with Labor Minister Yiannis Vroutsis tomorrow. Hardouvelis announced on Wednesday that the extraordinary and harsh measures taken over the...

Greece Reports 711 mln Primary Budget Surplus

According to provisional data on the Greek national budget, the deficit on the first five months of 2014  is 1.985 million euros, compared to 3.843 million euros on the same period in 2013.  The figure surpassed the government's expectations, since the...

Unpaid Taxes in Greece Near $1Billion Monthly

The decrease in salaries and pensions, as well as the increased taxes imposed during the last four years, have resulted in the Greeks’ inability to meet their tax obligations. In January alone, citizens’ fell almost 1 billion euros further...

European Commission Facilitates Free Mobility for Work

The European Commission has undertaken the initiative to combat tax discrimination affecting the mobility of EU citizens. Specifically, each member-state’s tax provisions will be scrutinized in order to ensure that they do not contain any form of discrimination against EU...

Tax Evaders in Greece: "We Cannot Survive Otherwise"

Greek Reporter spoke to a few people who have cheated the system, in order to get an understanding of why some Greeks don't pay taxes. Most of them say, that the tax system is so unfair, they would not...

Reichenbach: Greece doesn't Need More Taxes

The view that Greece has carried out the biggest part of the reforms was expressed by the Greek Minister of Development Kostis Chatzidakis, in his statements after his meeting with the Head of the Task Force for Greece Horst...

Greece Shakes Belgian Banking System and Communities Budget

Last night, a protest was held outside the "Commune" (city council) of St-Gilles, in Brussels. The protest was part of the campaign of left wing parties "Reprenons nos communes" (Take back our communities) organized by Party Socialiste de Lutte...

Crisis, Taxes and Poor Clergymen. Or Maybe Not?

In Greece during 2012, austerity measures, political and financial scandals, wage cuts and Greeks committing suicide are on the front-pages. While Greek politicians give interviews to journalists about the crisis and with the country's May 6 upcoming elections, some citizens raise...

Police Arrest Woman for EU48 Million in Unpaid Taxes

Police arrested a 35-year-old woman in Thessaloniki, for non- payment of taxes amounting to 48 million euros, in an effort to clamp down on tax evasion. The woman operated a clothing company between 2006 and 2010, according to a statement...

Greek Crisis-hit Donkeys Immigrate to the UK For a Better Life

Like thousands of his compatriots, Christoforos, was forced to immigrate and move to the UK for a better[...]