Bild: Greek government proposes special tax for 500 richest families
The Greek government has proposed the introduction of a special tax for the 500 richest families in Greece, as part of the…
The Greek government has proposed the introduction of a special tax for the 500 richest families in Greece, as part of the negotiations with its creditors, according to German tabloid Bild.
According to the German tabloid, which cites Athens’ new list of reform proposals, the government is also considering raising the tax rate for employees with incomes over 30,000 per annum, as well as the tax on luxury goods, such as sports cars.
Furthermore, the report argued that Athens is considering the standardization of the VAT and the introduction a tax for overnight stays at luxury hotels on islands popular with tourists. The Bild report also detailed the plan to make the use of credit or debit cards compulsory for purchases over 70 euros, in order to combat tax evasion.