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  1. News - World - GREECE

    Greece’s tax officers being trained in anger management

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 10:22pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Athens Tax officers a target for an angry nation Until Greece's economic meltdown, anger management was an alien concept at the country's finance ministry. Patience and politesse were qualities sorely missing in interactions between Greeks and officials tasked with prying duties out of some of the nation's most talented tax dodgers. Today ...

  2. News - World - GREECE

    Former Greek PM George Papandreou linked to list of tax evaders

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Athens Newspapers say George Papandreou's mother is on notorious 'Lagarde list' of wealthy Greeks who stash their fortunes in Swiss bank accounts Ex-PM linked to tax-dodging list Greece's civil war over naming and shaming suspected tax evaders intensified following reports that former prime minister George Papandreou's octogenarian ...

  3. Business - Economy - GREECE

    Greece's slippery tax dodging professionals

    Posted Sep 17th 2012, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Phillip Inman The sums of all fears: tax dodging goes professional There is a good reason for Greece to stay in the euro: to combat corruption. The country is riddled with it, and needs ... their taxes, public-sector jobs are secured through family ties, and contracts for work are rarely signed without someone in a position of power asking for a backhander. As in Italy and Spain, bankers ...

  4. News - World - GREECE

    Bomb explodes outside Greek deputy prosecutor’s home

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 11:06am by Reuters in Athens

    ... bombs have exploded in Greece in recent years as the country struggles through harsh austerity measures imposed by foreign lenders. Gas canisters are often left at tax offices and politicians’ ...

  5. News - World - GREECE

    Major Greek daily reprints Swiss accounts list

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 07:09pm by Reuters in Athens

    ... holders at HSBC in Switzerland to be probed for possible tax evasion. It has been dubbed the “Lagarde List” after Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund who was the French ... to tax evasion. Kostas Vaxevanis, editor of Hot Doc that first went to print with the list, was due in court later on Monday on misdemeanour charges. He could face up to two years in prison ...

  6. News - World - GREECE

    Greece adopts bill to cut 15,000 civil servant jobs

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 08:00am by AFP

    ... working hours for teachers, opens a number of professions to competition and reduces a controversial property tax by 15 per cent. ...

  7. News - World - GREECE

    Greek journalist tried over Swiss bank leak

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 08:09pm by Reuters in Athens

    ... wealthy Greeks believed to be holding Swiss bank accounts. The printing of the “Lagarde List” by magazine editor Costas Vaxavanis has touched a nerve in almost-bankrupt Greece, where rampant tax ... the accounts had held about 2 billion euros until 2007 but also made clear that there was no evidence any of them had broken tax evasion laws. ...

  8. News - World - GREECE

    Greeks on strike as politicians finalise cuts

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 12:30pm by Associated Press in Athens

    ... and car mechanics joined the demonstration of about 50,000 people in a strike seen as a test of public tolerance for more hardship after two years of harsh spending cuts and tax hikes. Thousands ... austerity package for next year-14, along with another 2 billion euros in improved tax collection, a finance ministry official said on Wednesday morning. The other two party leaders were ...

  9. News - World - GREECE

    Greek protest turns violent during general strike

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 08:50pm by Associated Press in Athens

    ... the demonstration, seen as a test of public tolerance for more hardship after two years of harsh spending cuts and tax hikes. “People, fight, they’re drinking your blood,” protesters chanted as they banged ... Minister Antonis Samaras formulated a deal on the new 11.5 billion euro austerity package for next year, along with another two billion euros in improved tax collection, a finance ministry official ...

  10. News - World - GREECE

    Athens explodes as Greek lawmakers ram through new austerity package

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by The New York Times in Athens

    ... the conservative New Democracy party The measures- which include sharp cuts to pensions, salaries and social services, as well as tax increases and raising the retirement age to 67 from 65- are expected, ... the last" such cuts. Future "adjustments" would come from a crackdown on tax evasion and public-sector waste. Samaras, however, is the third prime minister to promise the "last ...




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