Hellenikon Casino, Skaramagas Shipyards Projects Approved by Greek Parliament

ATHENS – A Finance Ministry bill ratifying the concession for the casino at Hellenikon project and legislating the restart of the Skaramagas Shipyards was approved in a plenary session vote at Greek Parliament on Tuesday.

The bill was accepted in principle by ruling New Democracy and opposition party PASOK-KINAL, while it was rejected by all other parties of the opposition (SYRIZA-Progressive Alliance, the Communist Party of Greece, Greek Solution and MeRA25.)

The draft bill also includes a provision extending the reduced VAT rates for tickets, food places, gyms, dance schools, and non-alcoholic beverages to the end of 2022, provisions for returns of VAT and property tax (ENFIA), and provisions for an alternative taxation of income accrued abroad by individuals.


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