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Council of State rules self-employed EFKA contributions against Constitution

A ruling of Greece’s highest court, the Council of State, puts at risk the stability of the Unified Social Security Institution (EFKA) as it considers the social security contributions for large categories of self-employed as against the Constitution. According to media information, the CoS ruled last Friday with votes 17 …

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Social security fund governor urges Greece’s self-employed to “go to Bulgaria” if they can’t pay contributions

It is not a secret that under the bailout agreements, Greece’s self-employed are charged with higher taxes and social security contributions each and every year.  Many, especially from northern Greece,  have moved their business basis to neighboring Bulgaria for obvious reasons: 10% tax instead of 29%, low social security contributions, …

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Mass Protest against Greek Pensions Reform, lawyers hand their ties outside Parliament

Thousands of self-employed took to the streets of Athens on Thursday morning to protest the Greek Pension Reforms. Layers, doctors, engineers, pharmacists, notaries, accountants, young scientists and other self-employed professionals  move to downtown Athens to express their opposition against a s0-called Reform that will swallow up to 80% of their …

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2016 – The Year of New Greek Tax Hikes

I suppose, the majority of Greeks spent the 3-days break with their television set off. That’s why, they are still alive on Monday, January the 4th. Had they turned their TVs son, they would had for sure suffered brain strokes, heart collapses and breath halting due to the tsunami of …

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Why Noah’s Ark would never have been built in Greece

You think, Noah would have been able to build the famous Ark in case he was living in Greece? That would be a very big #FAIL. The human-animal-rescue project would be have been able to conclude for three simple reasons: 1) the notorious Greek bureaucracy 2) the slowness of the Greek public sector …

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