PM seeks fine balance as he prepares to unveil latest set of fiscal measuresPoliticsGreek Politics
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is building up towards his economic policy speech in Thessaloniki on September 12, although the government is trying to lower expectations about what the public should expect.
High number of Covid-19 cases puts strain on governmentPoliticsGreek Politics
The steady clip at which coronavirus cases are being recorded in Greece is posing not only a public health challenge for the government, but also a political one.
New tax debt up by 222 mln MoM in April, total for year at 2.44 blnEconomyMacroeconomy
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 222 million euros in April, data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) has shown.
New tax debt at 2.21 bln to Mar, up by 545 mln month-on-monthEconomyMacroeconomy
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 545 million euros in March, data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) has shown.
ND tweaking stimulus measures as SYRIZA flounders in Novartis backwashPoliticsGreek Politics
The Greek government is continuing to search for ways in which it can provide financial support to local businesses, mitigating the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
ND feeling fiscal pressure as row over media handouts rumbles onPoliticsGreek Politics
The latest macroeconomic data has highlighted the fiscal pressure that is mounting on Greece’s centre-right government, especially as it hopes to return to its programme of tax cuts later this year.
Greek families burdened by high tax ratesSociety
A study by the Washington-based think tank, the Tax Foundation, has found that Greek families pay among the highest rates of tax out of OECD member states.
New tax debt at 1.67 bln to Feb, up by 1.04 bln month-on-monthEconomyMacroeconomy
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 1.04 billion euros in February, data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) has shown.
Govt augments support for businesses, workers as total outlay on economic boost reaches 6.8 blnEconomy
The government has announced a fourth wave of measures aimed at supporting struggling businesses and workers amid the Covid-19 crisis as this year’s budget comes under further strain.
Govt extends 800-euro bonus, heralds loan payment holiday for individuals as well as firmsEconomy
Only two days after announcing economic measures of up to 2 billion euros to support businesses and employees, while also making another 1.8 billion euros of European Union funds available, ministers unveiled further interventions on Friday.