The EU member states taking part in the proposed EU financial transactions tax will decide next month whether or not to proceed with the controversial tax, according to Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling.Read Full Story
The European Commission has referred Greece to the Court of Justice in a case concerning the reduced rate of excise duty it applies to the alcoholic spirits Tsipouro and Tsikoudià.Read Full Story
Greece needs to overhaul its tax system as part of the solution to the country's economic woes, the International Monetary Fund said in its annual Article IV report for the country. Read Full Story
On January 19, Greece and the United States signed an intergovernmental agreement to facilitate compliance with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act by financial institutions in Greece. Read Full Story
Greece removed preferential value-added tax rates for a further group of islands from the beginning of this year.Read Full Story
The IMF is aiming to provide more consistent guidance on the fiscal space available to countries to either cut taxes or increase spending. Read Full Story
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