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New bill with tax reductions and income support measures

Greece’s finance ministry will unveil a new draft law that includes tax reductions and income support measures for public consultation on Tuesday at noon. The bill is expected to be voted on before the closing of the Parliament for the summer holidays. Finance Minister Kostis Hatzidakis will make the announcements …

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Greece announces relief package for fire-affected households, businesses

Τhe Greek government on Tuesday announced a package of relief measures for all those hit by the recent forest fires that burned large parts of the country since the beginning of the month. A relief down-payment is to be given as soon as possible, “in 10-15 days the latest” as …

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“More relief measures if Greece’s economy produces fiscal space,” says gov’t

“If we are certain that the Greek economy produces fiscal space and we have the opportunity to take further relief measures to restore the injustices, of course we will do it,” government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on Sunday. Tzanakopoulos was speaking to radio 9.84FM, when he was asked whether the …

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Greek PM announces V.A.T reductions in food, electricity, gas and 13th pension

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced a package of relief measures to relieve the life of debt-ridden Greek households. Among the measure for 2019 is the generous reduction of Value Added Tax in food items, catering industry, electricity and natural gas as well as the distribution of so-called 13th pension. Value …

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Schaeuble & Dijsselbloem officially seized the EU; Commission angry

The European Commission got angry at the chief of Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem for issuing a statement announcing the freezing of short-term debt-relief measures for Greece due to social support for low pensioners. Dijsselbloem had claimed that the institutions had taken the decision. Statement on #greece — Michel Reijns (@MichelReijns) …

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