Mitsotakis shifts focus to tax plan, investment, law and orderPoliticsGreek Politics
After facing several days of consistent pressure over the refugee issue, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is attempting to shift the political debate to matters where he believes New Democracy has a stronger footing: Investment, tax relief and law and order.
Energy bill also unveiled as legislative activity intensifiesPoliticsGreek Politics
On the same day it unveiled its much-trumpeted second tax bill, the government also put to public consultation on Thursday a draft law concerning the energy sector as a period of intense legislative activity gets underway.
Looking to build on support for relief measures, ND unveils new tax billPoliticsGreek Politics
The government’s latest tax bill is due to be put to public consultation on Thursday, providing New Democracy with a welcome, but likely brief, break from the intense discussion about the refugee challenge facing Greece.
Overdue tax, debtors jump in Sept as total reaches 105.6 blnEconomyMacroeconomy
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 588 million euros in September, data from the Independent Authority of Public Revenues (IAPR) has shown.
Authorities aim to collect up to 11 bln after strong uptake in overdue tax schemeEconomy
The scheme to allow taxpayers to settle their debts in 120 instalments attracted over 1.2 million applications, government officials have said.
Athens prepares to send draft budget to Brussels, lines up next tax measuresPoliticsGreek Politics
The government is hoping to wrap up on Monday the budget negotiations it has been having over the last few weeks with the European institutions so next year’s draft economic plan can be submitted to the European Commission on Tuesday.
Rate of increase in overdue taxes drops in Aug as total passes 105 blnEconomyMacroeconomy
The month-on-month rise in Greece's new tax debt came to 753 million euros in August, data from the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (IAPR) has shown.
Draft budget sets ambitious growth target of 2.8 pct in 2020, plugs fiscal gapsEconomy
Greece’s finance ministry tabled to Parliament the draft budget for next year in which Greek authorities see substantially accelerated growth while honouring the target agreed with official creditors of 3.5 percent of GDP primary surplus.
Fiscal issues dominate talks as fourth post-programme review ensuesEconomyProgramme
The first round of discussions between the Greek authorities and the institutions was held on Monday and appears to have yielded the first areas of common ground, and revealed areas that have some way to go still.
Government looks to review visit for nod on tax packageEconomyProgramme
The scheduled visit by the institutions for the fourth post-MoU review will wrap up on Wednesday after three days of meetings between finance ministry officials and the heads of the institutions.