The Greek government is currently looking into a taxation plan that aims to attract foreign shipping interests seeking to invest, said the head of the country’s shipowners union, Theodoros Veniamis at the closing ceremony of the biennial Posidonia 2018 maritime trade show held at the Athens Metropolitan Expo last week. Dubbed “non-dom”, the special tax regime will apply to foreign nationals, including diaspora Greeks active Διαβάστε Περισσότερα
The payment of utility bills using credit or debit cards will also count toward the tax discount for electronic transactions, according to sources, as the state appears unable to distinguish such payments from spending on goods and other services.
The Finance Ministry is planning to allow the concession of properties to the state for the payment of inheritance tax and other obligations to the state, while it appears the government will have to postpone the return of the capital gains tax on properties for another year.
The country’s tax administration is planning a new, much stricter fines system for businesses and the self-employed, given that the fines currently incurred by those who do not issue receipts amount to little more than a slap on the wrist, as the Finance Ministry’s inspectors realized during inspections conducted mainly this summer at tourism destinations. Διαβάστε Περισσότερα
Greece’s first regulatory framework on property rentals via websites such as Airbnb, HomeAway, FlipKey and HouseTrip will introduce a 5 percent tax per night and impose a fine of 50,000 euros on owners who do not enter their details in the relevant register.