New overdue taxes rise by 489 mln in Mar, total legacy and new debt at 104.5 blnEconomyMacroeconomy
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 489 million euros in March, data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) has shown.
SYRIZA looks to eat further into ND's poll lead in final week of campaignPoliticsGreek Politics
The last week of campaigning ahead of Sunday’s European Parliament and local elections promises to be intense as opinion polls suggest that SYRIZA is closing the gap on New Democracy in the wake of the adoption of the latest package of so-called positive measures.
Athens moves ahead with expansionary measures as it waits for lenders' responseEconomyProgramme
The Greek government is set to find out this week what the institutions think about the package of positive measures submitted to Parliament on Monday and due to be voted into law by Wednesday.
Lenders highlight risks of 'short-term popular' measures unveiled by governmentEconomyProgramme
There has been a highly sceptical reaction from the institutions to the fiscal expansionary measures announced by the Greek government this week, including a reduction to VAT rates and a bonus for pensioners.
Athens plans to use cash buffer to create fiscal leeway for expansionary measuresEconomyProgramme
The package of expansionary measures announced by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Tuesday is due to be covered by the fiscal space the government expects over the coming years but also creates some doubt about the primary surplus targets agreed with the lenders.
Tsipras tries to entice voters with VAT cuts and pension bonusesPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras unveiled on Tuesday at a press conference the package of fiscal expansionary measures that the government has been planning for the last few months, hoping that this will sway voters ahead of the May 26 European and local elections, as well as the national vote later this year.
Ministers unveil lengthy payment schemes for unpaid taxes and contributionsEconomyProgramme
The government is due to table in Parliament on Monday draft legislation paving the way for debts to the tax office, social security funds and municipalities to be settled in up to 120 monthly instalments.
New overdue taxes rise by 1.37 bln in Feb, total reaches 104.4 blnEconomyMacroeconomy
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 1.37 billion euros in February, data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) has shown.
PM aiming to unveil expansionary fiscal measures after EasterPoliticsGreek Politics
The government is preparing a series of permanent and one-off fiscal measures aimed at providing taxpayers with relief ahead of the European and local elections coming up in May.
Athens holds fire on debt schemes, prepares tax relief measuresEconomyProgramme
The government is hoping in the coming days to wrap up draft legislation for the new payment schemes it wants to introduce for social security and tax debts.