Tsipras pledges array of tax cuts, hopes for break on pensions

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Independent Greeks, Kammenos, Pensions, Reforms, SYRIZA, Taxes, Tsipras
Photo by Andrea Bonetti/Fosphotos
Photo by Andrea Bonetti/Fosphotos

Alexis Tsipras did not spring any surprises during his speech at the Thessaloniki Expo (DETH) on Saturday, when he made a range of promises, particularly regarding his government’s fiscal plans, that were largely within the expectations that had been cultivated in previous weeks.

The prime minister heralded a series of cuts to taxes and contributions, some employment subsidies and an imminent increase to the minimum wage. Most of these measures had been leaked to the media in the build-up to DETH, with government officials stres...

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