Taxation in the United Kingdom

Economy Overview

FinMin: Slovenia will stay comparably favourable for capital

Maribor, 2 March - Finance Minister Andrej Bertoncelj has told the newspaper Večer that despite the planned increase in schedular taxation, Slovenia will stay a "comparably favourable country", with capital still being less taxed than on average in the OECD countries.

No results

The bad management and waste in state companies continues unabated. One wonders what the state assets fund, the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations, is doing about it.

Its executives are handsomely, if not excessively, renumerated and have clear responsibilities. They've had more than enough preparation time.

Greek tax increases top OECD chart

Greece is the last decade's tax hike champion among the 35 member-states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to a new OECD report.

The report, which reflects the huge burden imposed on Greek taxpayers, shows that Greece remains the global leader not only in the sum of taxes but also in categories such as consumption taxation and property levies.

ENFIA tax rates often defy logic as many Greeks endure fresh increases

As pay notices for the Single Property Tax (ENFIA) reached 6.3 million property owners last week, the mixture of good and bad shocks that they evinced in taxpayers was a clear indication of the confusion regarding how the new property rates have been calculated by the government.

Tricks lead to decrease in income tax due this year

The 500-million-euro drop in the income tax demanded from taxpayers after this year's processing of declarations compared to last year's is the outcome of the decline in incomes declared by professionals - following a tough 2017 when they were forced to pay huge social security contributions and taxes.