Independent Authority for Public Revenue

Inspectors to crack down on tax dodgers

The Independent Authority for Public Revenue is expected to focus in the coming days on three categories of professionals it suspects of widespread tax evasion: accountants, property realtors and auctioneers of high-value items.
Tax inspectors will be focusing on those professionals' tax returns for signs of money laundering. 

Businesses in tourist hotspots do their best to avoid taxes, inspections find

At least 40 percent of businesses in well-known Greek holiday destinations are trying to cheat tax authorities out of revenue, according to data collected by the Independent Authority for Public Revenue.
In inspections conducted in July, the percentage of delinquent businesses on the islands ranged from 41 to 62 percent.

Bookkeeping to go online, sparing companies hefty costs

As of the last quarter of this year, the Independent Authority for Public Revenue is set to start piloting an online bookkeeping system for companies in a bid to spare Greek enterprises the hefty administrative costs of conventional bookkeeping that compromise their competitiveness, the authority's head Giorgos Pitsilis announced on Thursday.