The noise and the substance

The debate on taxation must be opened. It is necessary to start from the weakness that all observers of the Greek economy have highlighted: the disproportionately large part of the taxable material that remains undisclosed, mainly because its disclosure would rattle established interests and have a heavy political cost. 

For this very reason, no serious discussion about taxes can take place ahead of elections. The substantive discussion has to wait until after the vote

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