Staikouras: Economic Support Measures Will Rise to €3Β Over the Next Few Months

ATHENS — Economic support measures against the coronavirus pandemic will rise to 3 billion euros over the next few months and will gradually begin to cease afterwards, Finance Minister Christos Staikouras told Mega TV on Saturday.

Some 22,921 businesses have registered in the "Bridge II" financial support program, which will be extended to the end of May to allow more businesses to join, he noted.

The tax office online platform, TaxisNet, will open for the submission of tax returns reports "in about two weeks," he noted, and will stay open through the end of June.


ATHENS - While Greeks pay income taxes up to 45 percent the government is going ahead with plans to tax multinational companies in the country at a rate of 15 percent, anticipating it will bring in 80 million euros ($86.

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