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Greece’s steps to curb tax evasion by short-term rentals

Greece’s Finance Ministry will take to curb tax evasion and the concealment of income earned by short-term rentals Airbnb-style, while seeking in the process to increase the protection of tourism enterprises from unfair competition. The ministry is determined to use all means available to restrict such phenomena and, if necessary, …

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Gov’t announces 6 measures for cheap housing

The Greek government announced on Thursday several measures for cheap housing as they were proclaimed by the Prime Minister at the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) last Saturday. The so-called Social Housing Strategy benefits mostly young people up to 39 years old, but also homeowners who lease to young generations or …

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Gov’t support: Heating subsidy, one-off allowance, subsidy for farmers, breeders

Two days after Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced  at the International Fair of Thessaloniki a series of support measures for the society and some professional sectors amid the energy crisis, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras specified the measures on Monday morning. Top on the agenda of government support and the society …

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Mild measures against Covid-19 to continue in Sept, says Greece’s health minister

Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on that mild measures for Covid-19 will continue to be applied also in September. As “mild measures” the minister mentioned the use of masks in public transport, in hospitals etc Speaking to Skai TV on Thursday, Plevris said that the current epidemiological picture in the …

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Greek Gov’t should take focused support measures, says Parliament Budget Office

The Greek government should take focused support measures with a temporary duration, the Parliament’s Budget Office said in its quarterly report released on Thursday. The Budget Office said that these measures should be temporary, focused and funding by additional current revenue so that they do not burden the public debt. …

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“Operation Thermostat”: Greece’s plan to reduce energy consumption

With incentives like increased funding to public buildings Greece’s government presented a plan aiming to reduce energy consumption. The plan called “Operation Thermostat” sets the guidelines for the energy consumption reduction and offers incentives in cash to state entities that cut back on energy use. Environment and Energy Minister Kostas …

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Ηealth experts discuss further lifting of measures; daily coronavirus cases over 20,000

Greece’s epidemiologists’ committee is meeting on Wednesday to review the latest pandemic data considering further lifting of coronavirus protection measures following relevant requests by the government. One of them refers to abolish the Covid-Pass even short before Easter. Scientists are reportedly expected to have a fist discussion on the issue …

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Health experts warn of new mutations, up to 30K daily infections; updated COVID-MAP

While the debate on relaxation of protection measures has started, some epidemiologists in Greece do not seem to be particularly optimistic about the course of the pandemic for the next couple of weeks. Experts fear new mutations of the Covid-19 virus. At the same time, some warn of even 30,000 …

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Support measures: Subsidies with the dropper against soaring prices

Finance Minister Christos Staikouras announced the details of the four new support measures to households and businesses. The 3-month package with a total cost of 1.1 billion euros for some 3,200,000 includes a one-off allowance of 200 euros, subsidy for fuel and electricity bills. The package aims to strengthen mainly …

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PM Mitsotakis: Support “measures measured in the measure of reality”

Following the current trend of “sloppy chic” of Zelensky and Macron, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Wednesday afternoon a package of support measures worth 1.1 billion euros to relief low-incomers, farmers and small businesses heavily affected by the soaring energy prices. The measures will benefit 3,200,000 low-income household but …

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