Government faces uproar over tax evasion measures despite solid poll ratings

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: New Democracy, PASOK-KINAL, SYRIZA, Taxes
Photo by MacroPolis
Photo by MacroPolis

The announcement of a new tax regime for self-employed earners has elicited a strong reaction from opposition parties. The measure is part of a reform package that the government claims are necessary to combat tax evasion, but its critics say it amounts to unfair targeting.

The measures announced at Tuesday’s cabinet meeting include restrictions on cash transactions, greater use of technology to perform cross-references and audits, and regulations on short-term property lets. The most controversial element of the package, ...

You need a subscription to access our analysis. Please choose one of the packages available.

If you are already registered, please sign in.

Full Access

A tailor-made service for professionals

Apart from having access to all our analysis and data, subscribers will be able to consult one-on-one with our analysts.

Free Access

Read some of our analysis for no charge

By signing up to MacroPolis, readers will be able to read two of our articles without charge each month. They will not have access to our data or weekly e-newsletter.

Standard Access

Our analysis and data at your fingertips

Subscribers will be able to read the full range of our articles, access our statistics and charts, and receive our weekly e-newsletter for €450 per year.