Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue (IAPR) is reportedly planning to send thousands of notices to taxpayers who amended their initial tax declarations and managed to either significantly reduce their due tax or to secure large tax refunds due to suspicion of widespread tax fraud.
Tax evasion remains rampant in Greece, as raids by tax officers nationwide have shown that 60 percent of businesses audited have violated Greek tax legislation.
The father of Dimitris Kouklatzis, one of the two Greek soldiers that were released from a Turkish prison in Edirne last Tuesday, thanked God and the country’s political, military and religious authorities in a long Facebook post on Saturday.
The Economist could not have come up with a more precise, subtly sarcastic and at the same time disparaging way to describe Greece’s leftist-led government: “an amateurish bloc of ex-communists and elbow-patched professors elevated to power by desperate voters.”
Whether he’s aware of it or not, Panos Skourletis now bears full political responsibility for Rouvikonas and for the police’s inability to bring the anarchist group to task.
Greece’s political leadership paid tribute to former United Nations secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan who has died at the age of 80.
Greek American George Papadopoulos, a former member of the foreign policy advisory panel to Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, could face up to six months in jail.
As Greece prepares for its official exit from its third bailout program on Monday, the country’s conservative opposition on Saturday renewed its call for snap elections.
A wildfire in a pine forest near the Aghia Paraskevi area on the Kassandra leg of northern Greece’s Halkidiki peninsula was brought under control on Saturday, the fire service said.
Authorities in Epirus, northwestern Greece, seized 246 kilograms of cannabis in two police operations on Friday and Saturday.