Greek FinMin to table supplementary budget to cover extra aid to households & businesses
August 4, 2022
Finance Minister Christos Staikouras announced on Thursday he will present a supplementary budget to cover the cost of additional aid for households and businesses hit by high energy costs.
Speaking to state boradcaster ERT, the finance minister cited “satisfactory” fiscal data.
Staikouras said the performance of tourism and revenues from taxes create additional fiscal space for more spending.
He did not specify the cost of the supplementary budget, saying “I cannot tell you, right now.”
More than six million taxpayers in Greece, a total of approximately nine million (a ratio …