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Recent changes in Greek tax legislation


Taxand Greece highlights recent changes to Greek laws on:

  • Investment incentives – A new law on investment incentives intended to promote regional economic growth and compatible with EU regulations
  • Intra-group services – Amendments to the cost-plus regime applicable in respect of intra-group services provided by Greek subsidiaries and branches
  • Tax procedure –  Changes to procedural and penalty provisions of both a tightening and relieving nature relating to such things as requirements for fiscal documentation (including invoices) and inspections and appeals
  • Annual Tax Certificate – Becomes optional for FY 2016 and onwards
  • Breach of confidentiality – Increased penalties for Ministry of Finance employees
  • Transfer pricing compliance & APAs – Changes introduced to certain limitation provisions
  • VAT & Customs – Changes include amendments to the import VAT deferral scheme, imposition of a special duty on electrically heated tobacco products, enhancing the control of the supply chain of tobacco products, and measures relating to the use of information technology for customs purposes

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