In latest election pledge, Tsipras vows to ditch lower tax-free threshold

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA, Tsipras
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos
Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos

Alexis Tsipras has thrown a new pledge into the pre-election mix by promising not to reduce the tax-free threshold for incomes next year if he becomes prime minister again.

In the latest of his televised evening interviews, the SYRIZA leader committed for the first time not to reduce the threshold, currently at around 8,500 euros and due to fall to 5,500, if re-elected. So far, government officials have hinted at the possi...

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