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Stories that are tagged 'Greece'




Greece Agrees To Widen Tax Base

by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Greece has agreed the outlines of a deal with its creditors to secure additional bailout funding, including measures to widen the tax base. Read Full Story

 

April Cut-off For EU Financial Transaction Tax Negotiations

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Thursday, March 23, 2017

The EU member states taking part in the proposed EU financial transactions tax will decide next month whether or not to proceed with the controversial tax, according to Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling. Read Full Story

 

Greece Referred To European Court Over Excise Duty

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The European Commission has referred Greece to the Court of Justice in a case concerning the reduced rate of excise duty it applies to the alcoholic spirits Tsipouro and TsikoudiĆ . Read Full Story

 

Greece Should Broaden Income Tax Base And Tackle Evasion: IMF

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, February 17, 2017

Greece needs to overhaul its tax system as part of the solution to the country's economic woes, the International Monetary Fund said in its annual Article IV report for the country. Read Full Story

 

Greece, US Sign FATCA Intergovernmental Agreement

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington

Thursday, January 26, 2017

On January 19, Greece and the United States signed an intergovernmental agreement to facilitate compliance with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act by financial institutions in Greece. Read Full Story

 

Greek Aegean Islands To Lose VAT Rate Perk

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Greece removed preferential value-added tax rates for a further group of islands from the beginning of this year. Read Full Story

 

IMF To Improve Fiscal Guidance For Countries

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Monday, January 2, 2017

The IMF is aiming to provide more consistent guidance on the fiscal space available to countries to either cut taxes or increase spending. Read Full Story

 

Tax Reform Key to Greek Recovery, Says IMF

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Friday, December 16, 2016

Greece's failure to overhaul its tax regime is a key reason why it has struggled to emerge from its prolonged fiscal crisis, the International Monetary Fund has said. Read Full Story

 

Tax Evasion In Greece Remains High

by Lorys Charlambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The amount of tax evaded annually in Greece is the equivalent of up to nine percent of the country's gross domestic product, according to a new analysis by EY. Read Full Story

 

Estonia Has World's Most Competitive Tax System

by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Estonia has the most competitive tax system in the world due largely to its 20 percent corporate tax and "well-structured" personal income tax system, according to Washington-based fiscal think tank the Tax Foundation. Read Full Story

 

 

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